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Chris Brown

I Can Get Out of Jail

For the Right Price

3/20/2014 1:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0318-chris-brown-0It sure seemed Chris Brown was checkmated -- sitting in jail as the clock ticks for his D.C. assault trial that could trigger a probation violation in the Rihanna case that could land him in prison for 4 years .... but TMZ has learned his lawyer has found a way out of the hole ... by paying LOTS OF MONEY.

Sources connected with the D.C. assault case tell TMZ ... Chris' lawyer, Mark Geragos, has contacted the lawyer for the man who claims Chris assaulted him in D.C., breaking his nose, and offered him a BIG FAT CHECK.

We're told Geragos is gunning for a civil settlement ... which could very well mean the broken nose guy would tell prosecutors he no longer has an interest in pursuing the criminal case.  And our sources say prosecutors are aware of the civil settlement negotiations.

We're told Geragos may have already sealed the deal but if not ... it should be done in a day or 2.

So here's the likely resolution.  The alleged victim gets a ton of money (our educated guess is several hundred thousand dollars), D.C. prosecutors drop the criminal assault case and the Rihanna judge then lets Chris out of jail either late this week or early next.

Smart move.

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EggsOverEasy    

So in other words prosecutors are just johns who are cool with johns paying off prostitutes..

166 days ago
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EggsOverEasy    

In other words its all about the money..

166 days ago
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EggsOverEasy    

This is a whore based system from the top down

166 days ago
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EggsOverEasy    

We can all break the law as long as we have enough money to make our problems go away..

166 days ago
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John Elliott    

Smart prosecuter, makes deal for testimony then helps guy sue Brown for say 10,000,000 brown will settle for same or close to it. Or go to trial and jury will probably award same amount .... Equal satisfaction of punk in prison and your rich.

166 days ago
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EggsOverEasy    

So really laws only mean "how much money do you have".. then you can bend or break them as much as you want..

166 days ago
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EggsOverEasy    

The only thing more pathetic than Chris Brown, is our legal system..

166 days ago
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Kobe_No_Means_No    

He's one of if not the best R&B artist of our time. Album sales don't lie. You can talk crap here all day but still his next album will be number one. You can try to trash a man, but you can't trash his talent.

166 days ago
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Hopetoma    

Has Chris Brown even had a top ten song before? The only song he has that's any good is that Monster song with his ex, Rihanna

166 days ago
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Dr. Cornelia J. Dogbarker PhD    

15 minutes after this bozo pays his way out of jail, he'll be porking little Kylee Jenner. Then hopefully 5 minutes after that, he'll be beating her face ha ha.

166 days ago
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Angie    

I feel sorry for CB. He clearly has mental issues and having people around him who can't tell him no and bail him out of every situation is not going to help him. He needs to complete a treatment program and stop making music for a moment. He needs to focus on getting better. If not, I don't see a happy ending to his story.

166 days ago
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JuanRambo    

Money Talks...

166 days ago
13.

Keisha    

Kanye paid $250,000 to the guy that he followed into that doctors office and beat the crap out of the guy in the waiting room. The charged we dropped. If the guy they are trying to deal with is smart he can pretty much ask whatever he wants and Chris will agree so he doesn't get tried in the other case.

166 days ago
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KOKOPELLeigh    

Quick...let's all take up some donations...basically outbid Chrissy...so he doesn't drop the case.

Money...the root of ALMOST all evil!

166 days ago
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Yurra Knutz    

...-Yeah yeah yeah yeah

Please Mr. Jailer, won't you let this jailbird free?

Whoa ho ho ho

Just look into his eyes, open up that door.
Just listen to his guitar, you'll know the score

Please Mr. Jailer, let an honest man go free
Yeah yeah yeah yeah
Please Mr. Jailer, don't you make no lifer outta me

I'm innocent, I swear it. Let my woman testify, -...

166 days ago
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