Zherka sues again; This time it’s DA DiFiore

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It might be easier to keep track of the public officials and municpalities not being sued by Sam Zherka. This time it’s Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore who is being charged with violating the First Amendment rights of the Westchester Guardian publisher and owner of a real estate empire that includes a Manhattan strip club.

The violation, Zherka says, came in a March 21, 2007 phone call from Janet DiFiore. It left the 6-foot-3 Zherka “chilled in the exercise of his First Amendment protected rights, humiliated, menaced and rendered anxious and upset, and otherwise rendered sick and sore.”

That conversation, according to Zherka’s legal papers, came after the Westchester Guardian published a report about supposed dealings between Independence Party chairman Giulio Cavallo and DiFiore’s husband, attorney Dennis Glazer, concerning the Independence Party’s endorsement in the District Attorney’s race in 2005. Read more about this in The Journal News and LoHud.com.

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  1. 1. how does mayor young feel about being taped by the man
    who supported him all the way with his rag newspaper
    2. how does sam justify taping those with whom he deals
    lawyers are prohibited from taping anyone…
    3. richard blassberg works for zherka..he worked
    for ralph martinelli who was nuts….blassberg is
    paranoid..and he may be schizhophrenic…he believes
    that everyone is conspiring against him and zherka
    4. zherka is by his own admission under investigation
    in new york city for prostitution and drug dealing
    why?
    5. Lovitt represents zherka and bonura…what is the
    connection
    6. castro is running against di fiore…he is supported
    by zherka and blassberg and cavalo..what is the connection
    7. bonura released the name of an informant violating
    his oath
    8. cavalo has already had a fundraiser for castro..
    that means the independence party is supporting him
    so they are not supporting dan schorr..why not
    9. feiner has taken money from zherka for his
    anti county government website…do the taxpayers
    of westchester really want a nyc strip club owner
    who is under criminal investigation to finance that
    effort..
    10. zherka has started about 14 lawsuits most against
    municipalities or elected officials….if he is realy
    intersted in saving taxpayer dollars why is he so
    ready to sue…when he knows it will cost hundreds of
    thousands of dollars to defend those suits..and why
    is he willing to waste a federal courts time and
    the taxpayers money to process those suits…
    he cant’ give the money back..once it is expended
    on lawyers fees it is gone..so how does he reconcile
    that with his anti government position..
    11. zherka is one thing in westchester and quite another
    in nyc..he is a strip club owner…he is under criminal
    investigation..but his defenders don’t seem to care..
    what is there cut of the action

  2. everybody in the bronx knows that sammy and ali are rats thats why ali is getting 24 years cut of his term rat just like din celaj sammys and alis good friend.

    i know alot of albanian gangsters dont like sammy or his brother due to what they use to do and who they work for, it also seems that paul t knows his stuff on sammy also.

    Paul T you from the bronx???

  3. Anyone notice that Dan Schorr has already raised more than Janet DiFiore? How is it possible that an incumbent District Attorney, now as a Democrat in a Democrat county, cannot raise $$$?

    A big part of this is credit to Dan Schorr, who will surprise people and definitely has a shot, but DiFiore’s abandonment of her supporters and principles will eventually be considered a huge miscalculation.

  4. I noticed that Robertson raised a lot of cash as well in his run for Mayor of Yonkers. As I understand it about 60% came from a strip club owner.

    How did that work out? Anyone remember?

  5. Paul tee bag you claim Sammy Zherka is under investigation for prostitution and drug dealing, Do you know how many apartment buildings Sammy owns, This guy is rich why would he deal drugs and become some type of bootleg pimp for what please anwser the>>>?
    Sammy Zherka Good luck man these people are jealous because your a successful business man at such a young age, while these people are in the 40’s and 50’s dont make half the money you do while they steal and rob tax payers there the real crooks and gangsters.
    Sammy Zherka Has the most honest and real newspaper around THE TRUTH HURT’S!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Sammy you should have the papper sent threw new york city it would be appreciated by many!!!

  6. sam zherka said he was under investigation….why
    would he say that if he wasn’t…is he lying…his
    newspaper lies every week…he can’t sell it he has
    to give it away…I have no idea why sam zherka would
    announce to the world that he was under a criminal
    investigation but that is what he said…go back
    and watch his press conference from last year

  7. hey gizz rugova….. haha hey gizz rugova sammy got you on payroll to, sammy phone tapping people like a federali,,, rats always get there head caught on the trap when theres no cheese left.Interesting that in the strike zone article on your propaganda papper you trying to save a italian mobster’s son why is that sammy???? answer the ?? sammy

  8. Sharon Enea was murdered in 1979. It was a political hit that was never investigated, but covered up by the DA & PD. Why? Because the big boys were involved in the hit!

  9. you must be kidding on

    why don’t you take your evidence to the US attorneys
    office if you have any stop repeating a ridiculous
    story that is so outrageous that it is beyond
    belief…isn’t this the same garbage that appears
    regularly in the guardian…owned by zherka
    and written by blassberg..who also claims that
    the last election was stolen from his boy castro

  10. I seen the the ad with Sammy and spano’s son, great ad ill be there thursday to support cuting of some if the unheard of taxe’s we pay in the county.

    great job in fighting to cut taxe’s sammy to me you sound like a great citizen disregard the propaganda being spread about you. keep up the great work ill be there tomm.

  11. THE CONSULTANT on

    as long as “you seen” the ad..I guess the rest doesn’t
    matter..right ed1?

  12. It helps to have an advanced degree in hieroglyphics in order to be able to follow some of these comical posts.

  13. Hello people wanted to get some info on sammy zherka after i seen his 12 new’s advertisement in regard’s to his rally for thursday. So i came across this site,Im also of Albanian descent and im very proud of sammy for fighting to try to cut off these asinine taxe’s resident’s have to pay in this great county we live in.I fully support you and im proud that it’s a fellow Albanian trying to get in politic’s and try to help many angry tax payer’s in westchester county. Hopefully many of the negative comment’s written about you on this site (being a mobster, drug dealer, pimp having tie’s with organized crime) is false. I dont like to see anybody to be put out on a negative esp a fellow albanian. Im also looking forward to reading your newspaper.

    All the Best God Bless
    ~Markus Selca

  14. marcus..the stuff about sam’s alleged involvement was
    made public by sam himself…he held a press conference
    a while ago announcing he was under investigation in
    new york city…tell sam if he doesn’t want public
    discussion of his own lawsuit not to put that stuff
    in and alleged that it is all because he is of
    albanian descent…bob morganthau’s office couldn’t
    care less where he comes from..they convene grand
    juries based on evidence not ethnic backround

  15. i suppoprt tax’s cut’s in westchester county it’s a great thing Mr Zherka is trying to do. Hopefully what’s being written about Mr, Zherka being some type of “mafiso”.Is far from the truth that’s a thing many hardworking Albanian’s like myself disapprove of. Just like i disapprove of him being a owner of a gentlemen’s club which degrade’s women……. still in the end of the day if he can help cut westchester taxe’s that would be a great deed done by Mr Zherka!!!

  16. the consultant on

    ok John how about a math problem…westchester county
    taxes are 18% of your total..the other 82% is local
    and school taxes…of the 18% 75% is state mandated
    that means the state says it has to be collected
    by the county..if the county DIDN’T EXIST THE TAXES
    WOULD STILL EXIST..so you are left with cutting
    20% of 18%….now if you cut the other 82% you might
    have a point..but sam zherka is not really interested
    in either one..he is using the issue for his own
    notoriety..and fooling people who are not familiar
    with the way taxes are levied…in other words he
    is playing you for a sucker…county government
    cannot be abolished without a constitutional amendment
    that would abolish all county government in all
    64 counties..most counties outside of new york and
    the suburbs rely on county government for everything
    because the local governments upstate have no revenues
    at all.and they would all of them vote against the amendment
    so zherka either knows that and doesn’t care..or is
    ignorant on this important issue

  17. Man sammy the footage on westchester 12 of you speaking for cuting taxe’s is very funny lmaooooooooooo with all the money you making you can sharpen up your clothe’s guy lmaoooo with your bowling style cheap tropical island shirts lmaooooooooooooooooo you do look like a strip club owner man lmaoooooooooooooo

  18. the consultant on

    THE FOLLOWINNG LANGUAGE WAS TAKEN FROM THE RECENT DECISION
    IN ONEIL VS EDELMAN AMICONE ET AL WRITTEN BY JUDGE SEIBELL
    IN FEDERAL DISTRICT COURT WHICH DISMISSED THE ACTION

    As for the alleged trumped-up investigation, there is no factual support for the
    conclusory, implausible and far-fetched allegations that some “complaint” about Zherka was provided to DiFiore, who passed it to her husband, who passed it to a Manhattan ADA, all of whom knew it was false but agreed that a phony investigation of Zherka should ensue for the purpose of retaliating against Plaintiff for her support of Robertson. The allegation that DiFiore’s husband is a friend of the ADA likewise has no factual support.5 But even if that allegation were properly supported, the only factual material about the investigation makes plain that the alleged investigation is of Zherka, not Plaintiff. It is thus hard to imagine

  19. The Consultant's Chef on

    Zherka is like Al Sharpton in a dopey Hawaiian shirt. Zherka next will line up with Tawana Brawley.

    Zherka is a lying piece of trash. He deserves to be mocked, not taken seriously. But his actions are anything but funny. They are evil. Evil deeds from evil people.

    His (law) suits are as stupid and flimsy as his dumb shirts. He will keep losing, and the authorities will keep gaining on him. His day will come, sooner rather than later. And it won’t be a good day for Zherka.

  20. the consultant's hair stylist on

    some people believe that the whole point of bringing
    all these law suits is to set up the best possible
    defense down the road..ie the corruption fighter being
    prosecuted by the politicians…however zherka has
    gone so far overboard that the public now thinks he is
    wasting taxpayers money on all these suits..and that
    he is not a serious public figure…You now have a federal
    judge saying that his allegations are “conclusory
    implausible and farfetched” which is a pretty clear
    indication that both zherka and his lawyer are operating
    for other reasons than what they want the public to believe

  21. The Consultant's Chef on

    Clearly, part of Zherka’s motivation is to set up a potential defense if he is indicted. It is a fool’s mission.

    It appears that aother part of his motivation relates to his monstrous ego and arrogance, to his belief that he is above everything and everyone. He is a classic narcissist and egomaniac. Others like him have fallen hard, and so will Zherka fall hard.

  22. Calivin Kleinerklaus on

    Zherka Jerka should try a new idea for a shirt design. He should silk screen all the “dismissal” notices he received from the courts in response to his frivolous, insane lawsuits and use them as a pattern for his shirt. Then, people could laugh at him more than they already do.

    He also will have enough of those dismissal notices left over to wallpaper a strip club.

  23. Ef somwone has trees growing on his shert it is not a crime. Mebe you are to cheep to have a good shert with trees.

  24. Little Richard on

    Zimboff writes about the same as Zherka’s clown Richard Blassberg, and makes as much sense, too.

  25. ha! what shert do you have. fansy one, uh? but junk! junk sherts make junk mind. fashen is now hawyii sherts dumpbell! coud you get dummer?

  26. the consultant on

    As for the alleged trumped-up investigation, there is no factual support for the
    conclusory, implausible and far-fetched allegations that some “complaint” about Zherka was provided to DiFiore, who passed it to her husband, who passed it to a Manhattan ADA, all of whom knew it was false but agreed that a phony investigation of Zherka should ensue for the purpose of retaliating against Plaintiff for her support of Robertson. The allegation that DiFiore’s husband is a friend of the ADA likewise has no factual support. But even if that allegation were properly supported, the only factual material about the investigation makes plain that the alleged investigation is of Zherka, not Plaintiff. It is thus hard to imagine

    Taken from the decision of Judge Seibell in the O’Neil vs. Edelman Bogdanos et al case recently decided

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  29. Zherka Loses Again, what a surprise.
    Lovette Loses again, what a surprise.

    On November 20, 2009 I set forth in open court my reasons for granting Defendants’ motion to dismiss or summary judgment subject to my review with 30 days certain original documents to be supplied by counsel for Defendant Bogdanos. Having within that time frame seen originals of the April 7th, 2006 Order of Judge Saxbe and the June 12, 2006 Order of Judge Friedman, as well as the underlying applications of District Attorney Morgenthau and multiple applications to delay the notification of interceptees (which notification, was, according to paragraph 51 of the complaint, ultimately made in November 2008) there is no doubt in my mind that Plaintiff was the subject of a criminal investigation by the Manhattan District Attorney’s office (handled by an Assistant District Attorney other than Defendant Bogdanos) well before the First Amendment Activity that Plaintiff alleges caused the Defendants to retaliate against him by causing and conducting a criminal investigation of him.
    Accordingly, for the reasons stated above and on November 20, 2009 my rulings on the motion are as follows. The First Amendment retaliation and conspiracy claims are dismissed with prejudice as to all defendants. The claim seeking to enjoin Defendant Bogdanos is dismissed with prejudice. As an alternative ground, all claims against Defendant Bogdanos are dismissed on grounds of qualified immunity. I decline to exercise supplemental jurisdiction over Plaintiffs’ defamation claim against Defendants Amicone and Edelman, see Kolari v. N.Y. Presbyterian Hospital., 455 F.3d 118, 122 (2nd Circuit 2006), and it is accordingly dismissed without prejudice. The defamation claims against Defendants “Roe” and “Doe” who have not been served, are dismissed without prejudice. The third-party claims and counterclaims have been withdrawn. Accordingly, the Clerk of the Court is directed to terminate the pending motions, (Docs. 82, 90, 91) and close the case.

    So Ordered
    Dated Dec 21, 2009
    White Plains, New York
    Cathy Seibel, USJD

  30. Strip Club Sam’s lawsuit (part two) against DiFiore has now been dismissed by Federal Judge Cathy Seibel.

    Worth reading and it can by found on the Yonkers Tribune website, I particularly liked the footnote on page 17 where the Federal Judge mocks Jonathan Lovett the attorney for the strip club owner.

    Hysterical.

  31. New news, sort of

    Strip Club Sam’s lawsuit (part two) against DiFiore has now been dismissed by Federal Judge Cathy Seibel.

    Worth reading and it can by found on the Yonkers Tribune website, I particularly liked the footnote on page 17 where the Federal Judge mocks Jonathan Lovett the attorney for the strip club owner.

    Hysterical.

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