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Chris Dorner

$1 Million Reward ...

Big Loophole

2/13/2013 10:25 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Several private citizens were instrumental in cornering cop killer Christopher Dorner ... but there may be a gigantic loophole preventing any of them from collecting the loot.

There are 3 rewards.  The Mayor of L.A. announced a $1 million reward -- funded by private groups -- for information leading to the "capture and conviction" of Dorner.  Big problem -- technically speaking, Dorner must be both captured AND convicted to trigger the reward.

The L.A. City Council offered a $100,000 reward for information leading to "the identification, apprehension, and conviction" of Dorner.  Again ... no conviction.   City Council sources tell us there's already a disagreement between the Legislative Analyst and the City Attorney over how to interpret the reward language.

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And finally ... the L.A. County Board of Supervisors offered a $100,000 reward for information "leading to the capture of Christopher Dorner."  One source at the Board of Supervisors tells TMZ,  "Dorner was cornered but not captured."

Translation ... technically speaking, no one may be entitled to the reward.  It's unclear if the Mayor, the City Council and the Board of Supervisors will bend the rules.

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166.

SCX    

Lesson of the day: helping crooked thugs doesn't pay.

432 days ago
167.

Juju777    

The money should go to the families of the people he killed!

432 days ago
168.

BillP    

He was caught, sentenced. tried. and convicted in a hail of gunfire! Then he was found, guilty as charred!!!

432 days ago
169.

Juju777    

The money should go to the families of those he killed!

432 days ago
170.

oink    

Theres not 1 honest- good cop in the LAPD, every 1 are liars CROOKS.

431 days ago
171.

Ken    

The first two make sense. He needed to be "Convicted". Can't "convict" a dead man, regardless of the cir***stances.

But cornered but not captured? Are you serious? Last I heard, he is a lump of carbon material in a coroner's office. Cornered means you have him blocked but not in custody. Captured means you have him. Unless he is going to get off the table and walk away, I'd say he is captured.

431 days ago
172.

Ace    

People, read the so called "REWARD" all 3 state for the arrest/capture/apprehension AND conviction! Come on everybody knows that guy WAS NOT gonna be taken alive, so all 3 rewards actually are not qualifications to be received, no arrest, no apprehension, and no capture, thus NO conviction. HOWEVER, I do feel that the 3 people, who informed the police of his wherabouts should get some monetary reward, just not the amount originally made.

431 days ago
173.

DW1982    

Well, there is nothing worse than a greedy sheeple. You don't deserve anything.

431 days ago
174.

Tia    

yup of course so next time **** happens like this no one will call in because people want to play word games

431 days ago
175.

Jennyfrenzy     

Then why not make the reward 100million. "They" knew that he was not going to be caught without a confrontation. Dorner was not going to get caught alive. Give these people their reward. They have his body so technically he was captured, just not captured alive. ****ing loopholes.

431 days ago
176.

Ace    

Of course no rewards, People look at what it states: arrest, apprehension, capture, and also states conviction! Come on Everybody knew Dorner wasnt gonna be captured, or any of the others, he was a dead man no matter who/what, thus nothing would qualify for the reward! HOWEVER, I do believe there should be some kind of monetary reward given to the 3 people who were so instrumental in leading the police to his location.

431 days ago
177.

george    

Now do we know that L,A,P,D tells stories

431 days ago
178.

MadCharles    

Seriously now. Politicians lie about everything else Lying about a silly reward is nothing..

431 days ago
179.

BubbaNDN    

Who's surprised that they are looking for loopholes to get out of paying? Anybody? Buhler.... Buhler....

431 days ago
180.

Anya    

Surprise, surprise...... NOT !

431 days ago
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