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Mexican TV Anchor Sued

Your Crappy Reporting Almost Got Me Killed!

3/5/2014 8:45 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

0304_jorge_ramos_gettyFamed Mexican news anchor Jorge Ramos allegedly placed an innocent man in the crosshairs of Guatemalan crime lords ... by falsely pegging him as the U.S. Federal agent who arrested a key member of a human smuggling ring ... so claims the victim in a new lawsuit.

Byron Lemus claims he became a man on the run after the release of Jorge's book, "Dying to Cross." Jorge wrote in his book that Lemus was the Eliot Ness of Immigration who took down the massive Central American human smuggling cell 10 years ago.

Lemus claims criminals connected to the smuggling cell have since threatened the lives of him and his family ... once nearly killing them in a drive-by shooting -- all because of Jorge's book.

Sources close to Lemus tell us, he did work at the U.S. embassy at the time of the investigation -- but he was basically a low-level chauffeur who had ZERO involvement with the bust.

We're told Lemus and his family have been forced to move to the U.S. because of the target on his back. He's currently working as a day laborer.

He doesn't say in the lawsuit what he wants ... but we're guessing lots of pesos.


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Deport him

199 days ago


He is also on "who's a" Don't be caught snitching end up on who's a

199 days ago


I hate to say it, but the years of being able to hold any of our "reporters" to any kind of a truth standard, are long gone. Amazes me that anyone would even expect that in these days. Sad but true.

199 days ago


I hope he wins, wins big and the reporter ends up being a day laborer. What a POS this "reporter" is, even if he pegged the wrong guy the point is he was exposing a US Federal Agent's identity and not only putting him in danger but jeopardizing any future raids. Journalists of any nationality use to be respected as beacons for exposing injustices and bringing out the truth, now they are PR people for political parties, liars, and famewhores that only care about getting rich.

199 days ago

HRH Prince Michael    

Firstly, this reeks of a favored tool used by the "Government": Misinformation.

Secondly, ALL Fed-Traitor-Transvestites WILL be
held accountable, regardless of agency:
Fight a DIRTY war, PAY the dirty COST.
No excuses, no exceptions, no defenses.
With, The True and Living Yahweh, as My Witness!

King David vs. Goliath
King Hezekiah Vs. 185, 000 Assyrians (Fed-Cowards?)
King of Kings Christ Yeshua Vs. Death
The House, ALWAYS wins:
The Declaration of 2008
The Final Declaration
The 2013 Sentence
His Royal Highness Prince Michael of
The House of David

199 days ago


I read on the inter webs that Harvey's personal lawn care provider is named Byron Lemus.

199 days ago


Famed? NFI who he is.

199 days ago

kitten roulaine    

Oh my gosh ! He should pay through the nose, and be suspended indefinitely.

199 days ago


SHOOT! I mean, Sheeeet. That's scary.

199 days ago



199 days ago


Not that it matters much, but "pesos"? Guatemala's currency is quetzales, not pesos. And if the lawsuit was placed in America, Mr. Lemus is probably after some American dollars, don't you think? Pesos is not the currency of every Latin American country, TMZ :o)... just saying.

199 days ago


Crime lords read books?

199 days ago

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