Politics

ACORN Worker Sues Hannah Giles, As Her "Pimp" Is Arrested by FBI

FIU student Hannah Giles, who won the praise of conservatives and disdain of liberals when she posed as a hooker trying to solicit business advice from ACORN workers, now finds herself targeted by a lawsuit.  Katherine Conway-Russell, a worker in ACORN's Philadelphia office, claims that Giles and her partner James O'Keffe, who posed as her pimp, illegally recorded her and "caused emotional distress, harm and injury," by publicizing the tapes.


O'Keffe finds himself in more pressing legal hot water though, after being arrested by the FBI. He was arrested on Monday with three others on allegations that they tried to plant a wiretap on phones in the New Orleans offices of Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu. O'Keffe allegedly helped two others dressed as telephone repairmen gain access to the office. The group was charged with  entering federal property under false pretenses with the intent of committing a felony.

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Kyle Munzenrieder