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Alleged Travolta Extortionists Haggled on Video

9/24/2009 2:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Alleged Travolta Extortionists Haggled on VideoSecret police videos have captured the alleged extortionists in the John Travolta case in deep conflict ... with one defendant accusing the other of trying to settle way too cheap -- this according to law enforcement sources.

As we first reported yesterday, authorities have at least two videos of paramedic Tarino Lightbourne and attorney Pleasant Bridgewater demanding millions of dollars from John Travolta's lawyers, in return for not making a document public.

Our sources say Bridgewater is caught on tape demanding many millions of dollars, but another video shows Lightbourne outraged that Bridgewater demanded what he considered such a paltry sum. His demand was exponentially higher than hers, law enforcement sources tell TMZ.

We're told the videos show them haggling over money -- and although it's been reported the pair allegedly demanded $25 million, we're told they finally agreed to $15 mil.

We're also told lawyers for Bridgewater and Lightbourne will make a motion today to suppress the videos, on grounds they were illegally recorded.

And there's a sticky problem -- we're told one of the key Bahamian cops in the video sting was seriously injured "under suspicious circumstances" and is unable to testify.

Travolta has not finished testifying. We're told he has left the Bahamas and will return next week to complete his testimony.

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CanCan    

very sad to make him go through his son's death all over again and for extortion. it's repulsive and these people should be sent to jail for a long, long time.

1763 days ago
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doc murry    

they should have just stole some things from the house while they were there,,much easier..sold it on ebay..or took some pics of his werido son laying there dead as a doornail..why is the when a celebrities kid dies it such a big deal but people die everyday..he didnt like his sicko son anyways,,he kept him locked in his room by himself for days on end with no food and only a couple of old playboys to look at..what kind of dad is that..

1763 days ago
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janalal4    

22. they should have just stole some things from the house while they were there,,much easier..sold it on ebay..or took some pics of his werido son laying there dead as a doornail..why is the when a celebrities

kid dies it such a big deal but people die everyday..he didnt like his sicko son anyways,,he kept him locked in his room by himself for days on end with no food and only a couple of old playboys to look at..what kind of dad is that..

Posted at 8:00AM on Sep 24th 2009 by farmer bob



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Whew!! Good grief. You are a scary person.

1763 days ago
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doc murry    

janel14 or whatever your name is..if you think what he said was scary..although i think he was trying to be funny,,why repeat it again..jesus christ what is the matter with you..please take the foil off of your head because michael jackson is dead and he wont be talking to you anynore..i know you are on wacko jacko withdrawl as no new mj info but pleaseeeeee get help

1763 days ago
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La Toya Jackson    

BUT.. What about me??!? .. Back to me... Michael Jackson is dead and my ship has come in ... Ker Ching

1763 days ago
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doc murry    

latoya ..we need an extra in a x rated video //wanna be a star again,,pays 200.00 an hour..250..00 an hour if you dress up like your brother wacko

1763 days ago
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La Toya Jackson    

Back to us !! ... We want Mo Money .. Mo Money .. MO MONEY !! ..

1763 days ago
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janalal4    

24. janel14 or whatever your name is..if you think what he said was scary..although i think he was trying to be funny,,why repeat it again..jesus christ what is the matter with you..please take the foil off of your head because michael jackson is dead and he wont be talking to you anynore..i know you are on wacko jacko withdrawl as no new mj info but pleaseeeeee get help

Posted at 9:38AM on Sep 24th 2009 by murphy

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Oh yeah, what he said was REAL funny! Absolutely hilarious. This boy is dead, so yeah, I can see how you'd find a comment like that funny, especially if it was your kid! And by the way 'murphy', f'k off & mind your own business. I wasn't talking to you ya weirdo!

1763 days ago
24.

jen    

I am praying for the family.

1763 days ago
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Karen    

Tagg88:

What are you feelings about these people attempting to extort money? Are they your heroes? The mentality of a liberal. Blame the victim, exalt the criminal.

1763 days ago
26.

homie1kanobe    

They look like 2 cats thats swallowed a canary

1763 days ago
27.

rimman    

Karen, stop being a typical right wing douchebag please. I know it's almost impossible for you wingnuts to do, but make an effort you cow.

1763 days ago
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doc murry    

maybe they fed that retardo kid some of that white chili,,thats what killed him har har har

did ya all miss me..i have been in county lockup for non payment of child support..in fact im going to have a telethon on here,,anyone care to donate to me..i owe my ex wife 285,000 in back child support and alimoney,,any help please????

1763 days ago
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By: A BITCH    

THE BOTH OF YOU ARE GOING STRAIGHT TO HELL FOR WHAT YOUR DOING TO TRAVOLTA FAMILY. .THEY ARE STILL TRYING TO GET OVER THEIR SON'S DEATH & YOU PEOPLE DO THIS JUST FOR THE MONEY BUT THATS OK BECAUSE YOU BOTH WILL BE GOING STRAIGHT TO HELL ANYWAY YOU & UR FAMILYS IT ALL WILL COME BACK ON YOU!!!!!! I WISH TO CAST A SPELL ON YOU & YOUR FAMILYS TO DEATH LOOKING FOWARD TO IT. . :):):)

1763 days ago
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Jan    

BAD publicity for the Bahamas. If these 2 get away with this, many Americans will quick going to the Bahamas.

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