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Alleged Travolta Extortionist Begs for Money

1/28/2010 2:04 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Tarino Lightbourne -- the ambulance driver who transported John Travolta's dying son to the hospital and has been charged with extortion -- says he's broke and needs help.

John Travolta Extortionist

Outside of court yesterday in the Bahamas, Tarino said he hasn't worked since the extortion case started nearly a year ago -- and now his house is in foreclosure and he's desperate for some scratch to pay for his attorney's fees.

Tarino asks the general public to donate to his cause and even gives out two of his phone numbers ... but we bleeped them out. Sorry, Tarino ... no solicitors allowed here at TMZ.

As we first reported, the Travolta retrial -- which is definitely putting a dent in Tarino's pocketbook -- is scheduled to start September 6.


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1696 days ago


Should have not tried to extort money from a grieving family. You are getting what you deserve.

1696 days ago

Mrs. Harvey Levin    

Ditto cedramyers. Karma is a bitch, ain't it Tarino Light-brain?

1696 days ago



there's always got to be one in the crowd. Travolta's have & continue to be such giving & gracious people. That makes this "man" (?) even more evil & deserving of harsh punishment & then karma.

Blessings to Jett's family.

1696 days ago


So, are the Haitians suffering their karma? Karma's a bitch is a stupid saying. Karma is an invented belief of the vengeful. I will be so glad when I never hear that saying again.

1696 days ago


So, are the Haitians suffering their karma? Karma is a bitch is a stupid saying made up by the vengeful. I will be glad when I never hear it again. The guy is an alleged extortionist. That's why he can't get a job. No one likes being extorted. End of story.

1696 days ago


It's not karma, it's irony. Irony is a helluva lot funnier-- that's how to differentiate the two.

1696 days ago


What goes around comes around!! Dont feel sorry for him!

1696 days ago


Good for you! I hope you get so depressed you kill yourself. You put an innocent family through hell at the worst possible time and think we are suppose to support you , let alone feel bad for you. SCREW YOU JERK!

1696 days ago


he should be ashamed of doing what he did.
how could somone be so cruel.
if anyone losses their kid thats a huge los.
and the family should be grieving in peace,
i dont feel sorry 4 him @ all.
he wants money well he can get into the damn line,
millions os people lost jobs and dont get money .
and they need to fight to get food on the table.
but they do this what he did..

1696 days ago


yes - i will give you all my money cuz u are such a good person.

1696 days ago

Bring 'Em Young    

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Posted at 8:46PM on Feb 2nd 2010 by Condoleezer The Sleezer

1690 days ago

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