Meg Whitman Housekeeper Flakes On Allred Press Conference

Nikki Diaz-Centillon (guessing on the spelling) Nicky Diaz Santillan just fled the live press conference at Gloria Allred's office, where she was supposed to denounce Meg Whitman as a mean boss who didn't pay her enough, wanted her to work hard, and didn't reimburse her mileage.

Live at TMZ.

Update: Now she's back. Waterworks on.

Gist: Meg never asked about Nikki's Nicky's immigration status, rode Nikki like rented mule, fired Nikki Nicky when she asked (after Whitman had announced her intention to run for governor of California) that Whitman and her old man help her fix her immigration status.

Update: Allred has gone full zombie. She's talking monotonously about some "document we will show you" to support Nikki's Nicky's charges. "Six pages of facts or allegations." Questions from the room are skeptical.

An overcome Nikki Nicky doesn't seem to have finished making her statement, in which she said Whitman discarded her like "garbage" and didn't treat her like a "human being."

Update: "If Jerry Brown had an illegal housekeeper who came to you, would we be sitting here?"

Allred: "Not going to comment on hypotheticals."

Update: Not clear how this will play for Whitman, but it's a disaster for Allred. She has no responses on any specifics, and Nikki Nicky has totally gone silent and pouty.

Update: Allred catchphrase watch: "Meg Whitman engaged in a policy of don't ask don't tell [regarding Nikki's Nicky's immigration status]." "An inconvenient truth about Meg Whitman."  "What did Meg Whitman know and when did she know it?"

Update: Done. Allred's got bupkes. Now starting the conference in Spanish. I'm sure the real bombshells will come in the Arabic version.

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  • Max||

    Whitman probably threatened to have privately hired thugs attack her.

  • No Name Guy||

    Suuuurrrreeeeee.

    Probably more like the housekeeper, confronted by pointed questions, realizes she's got nothing of substance to bitch about.

    sob, sob, sob...... my boss MADE me work...sob, sob, sob.... she was SO MEAN to me, making me put in a whole 8 hour day....sob, sob, sob......

    Allred - what a publicity seeking.... Nice to see the wheels come off the cart right away.

  • Abdul||

    Bitch won't even use union thugs! Or at least check their immigration status and pay them a living wage.

  • ||

    I read she paid Ms. Diaz $23 an hour. My collage age daughter would jump at a part time job that paid $23 per hour.

  • Dylboz||

    Why bother, when the publicly funded thugs so thoroughly enjoy attacking people like her for their immigration status? I'm sure a quick phone call to any number of Homeland Security agencies, like ICE, BP or CBP, would get you a gaggle of jackboots with Tasers, truncheons and firearms at the ready to handle the obvious terrorist threat that undocumented domestics like Diaz-Centillon pose to the nation.

    Plus, in this time of high unemployment, they'd be doing a service by making a job opening for an American domestic. Maybe once the Obama administration succeeds in deporting all the "illegals," you can help all the new "legal" maids and butlers unionize, Max. Wouldn't that just put the cherry on top of your statist sundae?

  • Max||

    ARFARFARFARFARFARFARFARFARFARFARF!!!!!!!!!!

  • ||

    She's crying?

    She's crying!

  • Max||

    Whitman is like a character froma Rand novel--nasty, self-centered, one-dimensional, and poorly written.

  • Warty||

    Funny that Edward should bring this up. Which Ayn Rand character is he? Maybe the one who slit his wrists at the wedding.

  • hmm||

    [insert politician here] is like a character from a Rand novel--nasty, self-centered, one-dimensional, and poorly written.

  • The Gobbler||

    Max is like a character from a Rand novel--nasty, self-centered, one-dimensional, and poorly written.

  • MJ||

    Like Harry Reid?

  • ||

    Not so smart, huh Max?

  • MNG||

    "rode Nikki like rented mule"

    Like on that goofy Star Trek episode? Wow.

  • Franklin Harris||

    That's all well and good, but Gloria Allred as your attorney means you have zero credibility.

  • Abdul||

    Allred was who disgraced attorneys pointed to when they said "see, I could be a lot worse!"

  • -||

    Nikki Diaz-Centillon (guessing on the spelling)

    Don't let that stop you!

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    Check her immigration status. It's spelled Diaz-Pesoillon.

  • ||

    California is screwed. But we already knew that...

    Sold off our property there early this year, luckily without losing our shirts on it. Every day I say a little prayer of thanks, and I'm an agnostic.

  • Laura Diaz||

    I know this is irrelevant. However, every time I see Meg Whitman's image, I get this sensory picture that she smells of strong old lady perfume. Is this true?

  • Max||

    That's the smell of a nun's pussy. Did you go to a Catholic school? Were you a short child?

  • Laura Diaz||

    I can't imagine that she smells good or that any one would go near that pussy unless she paid them, a lot.

  • Anon||

    "The behavior by these commenters is threatening our ability to keep comments enabled at Hit & Run."

  • hmm||

    Is this the art Nick was talking about below?

  • Apologetic California||

    $23/hr. tax-free.

  • DG||

    Virtually slave labor.

  • ||

    A reporter just asked why the she worked for Whitman for 9 years if it sucked so bad. Allred said that, in this economy, it's not easy to find a job.

    Now I'm not as wealthy as Whitman, but I can assure you that it was damned easy for a housekeeper to find a job (papers or no) in the 2000s in California, in a high-income city. Damned easy.

  • ||

    ...and she claimed to be underpaid, too...so the excuse that nobody else would pay as well as Whitman really wouldn't hold any water, either...

  • ||

    I hate, hate, hate to have to quote Weigel...

    But he was on the Worst Episode Ever of "This American Life" over the weekend? And he was talking about exactly this kind of thing. It was about how all the hateful allegations against the Witch of Delaware seemed to put her over the witch over the top...

    And I suspect this may happen here. Whether it's legit or not, it smacks of a dirty trick--and people don't like that...

    It's like the difference between the public reaction to Gay Hart and the public's reaction to Monica Lewinsky...

    Hiring an illegal alien isn't a big deal. Everybody knows someone who's hired an illegal alien... So Meg didn't have her thrown out of the country once she found out she was illegal?

    So, this is what I'm gathering...

    1) Meg hired a housekeeper--through an agency.

    2) Years after hiring, Meg found out her SSN didn't match.

    3) Meg didn't have the alien deported.

    I'm sorry, but that reflects well on Meg, not poorly.

    Do you have any idea how many working mothers in California have used illegal aliens for housekeeping, baby sitting and yard work over the last ten years?

    Any idea?

  • ||

    From experience in OC and San Diego, California's suburban families have a Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy that has never had anything to do with being gay... :-)

    Damn near 100% would be the answer, though very few people would know for sure whether someone being paid to help with house work, yard work, or home improvement labor has a Green Card. Nobody ever asks, because they want to make sure they don't know.

  • Kristen||

    Someone close to me, who spent a number of years in the outlying San Diego suburbs, hired illegals from the Vons parking lot to do yard work once a week or so. Often then enterprising young lads would knock on the door and ask for work. All power to em, sez I.

  • ||

    If we are going to get all TMZy, I'd rather see/read something about Katy Perry's tits.

  • Virginia||

    because she was cheap help ... $23 an hour.

    For a housekeeper, $13 an hour might be cheap. $23 an hour is highway robbery.

    Allred claims the housekeeper was "exploited, disrespected, humiliated and emotionally and financially abused" by Whitman.

    So why did she work for her for 9 years? Oh yeah, because Whitman paid $23 an hour!! If I'm paying someone $23 an hour to clean my house, then I'm going to be an a-hole boss if the floors don't shine.

    Did Whitman pay FUTA, SUTA, and FICA employer match?

  • ||

    I believe she did pay employment taxes. Which really tells me that she didn't know this lady was illegal. You would not pay employment taxes for 9 years for someone who's illegal - you would pay them cash and leave no paper trail. I don't know how Allred found this housekeeper, but I bet the conversation went something like this: "Did you ever use your car to go the grocery store? She owes you for mileage." What if it turns out that Whitman provided her with the car and/or gas? If it turns out that Whitman is telling the truth I hope she sues all of them for slander.

  • ||

    I don't have all the allegations down yet, but my understanding is that there is one other outstanding allegation...

    That Meg treated her housekeeper--like a housekeeper.

    I bet it's better than working for Gloria Allred. At least Meg didn't drag her poor housekeeper in front of the cameras and make her cry!

  • ||

    Meg likely had programmers working for less.

  • ||

    zzzzzzzzzzzz

  • ||

    Wow, I thought if you used an agency you should be able to rely on the agency having vetted the worker.

  • SteveC||

    "...where she was supposed to denounce Meg Whitman as a mean boss who didn't pay her enough, wanted her to work hard, and didn't reimburse her mileage."

    My boss does the same things! Can we get a Class Action suit filed?

  • Apologetic California||

    Lupe lied to Meg about her legal status when she applied for the job.

    http://www.tmz.com/2010/09/29/.....-governor/

    Whitman says, "After 9 years of employment Nicky confessed that she 'was an illegal worker.'" Whitman continues, "Nicky has falsified the hiring documents and personal information she provided to the employment agency that brought her to us in 2000."

  • ||

    Update: Done. Allred's got bupkes. Now starting the conference in Spanish. I'm sure the real bombshells will come in the Arabic version.

    Excellent work Cavanaugh.

  • ||

    Ojala que es verdad.

  • West Texas Boy||

    I'm trying to figure out what the scandal is here and what legal action necessitates hiring a lawyer. That she was a mean boss who fired the illegal housekeeper when she found out she was illegal?

    If this is really all they can dig up on her, she has nothing to worry about except the stupidity of California voters.

  • ||

    She didn't hire a lawyer. She hired a media whore and she will get tossed to the curb when she outlives her usefullness.

  • ||

    Why hire a lawyer?

    Uh, did a housekeeper illegally in the US hire Gloria fuckin' Allred? GA must not charge what most lawyers do, that's for sure.

    Now I could see how the Brown campaign would hire a lawyer, so when they get sued for slander they can fight back.

    I may not love Whitman, but shit is Brown.

  • ||

    So, the feds repeatedly told Whitman she had a worker with a false ID, and she did nothing until she decided to run for public office? Obviously the answer to illegal hiring is to convince more people to run for public office.

  • Brett L||

    It seems to be the cure for tax evasion as well.

  • ||

    Here is a list of all the people over 30, of average or higher income in California, who didn't hire a single illegal immigrant over the past 2 decades:

  • Brett L||

    Maybe Whitman is the one behind this. Its the perfect guerilla promotion. All the press see this as a chance to drive a stake in her heart, promote the hell out of it, carry the presser live, and it turns out Whitman did nothing wrong.

  • ||

    Would you rather work as Meg Whitnan's houskeeper or live in Gaza?

  • ||

    It will be very interesting to see how the voters react to this.

    Why exactly is Gloria Allred involved in this? Is the housekeeper planning to sue? What for?

  • Kristen||

    Why exactly is Gloria Allred involved in this?

    Is this a rhetorical question?

  • ||

    I imagine the Hispanic community will react favorably to:

    "Meg Whitman engaged in a policy of don't ask don't tell [regarding Nikki's immigration status]."

    I can't imagine they will be terribly excited that someone who lied about being a legal immigrant got fired when her lies were uncovered.

    Once again, the lesson seems to be that hiring a minority is a dangerous business, fraught with risks you just don't have when you hire a white person. Is that really the message that all these "civil rights" groups want to send?

  • T||

    Are you trying to say white guys don't file complaints with the EEOC and sue over "discrimination" when you fire them for poor job performance?

    I'd like to say that never influenced any hiring decisions where I work.

  • ||

    I think the latino community isn't about the hold any of this against her--they're likely to think she's an okay lady for not turning her in.

    And the anti-immigrant folks? They aren't about to vote for a Democrat in California anyways. ...and the average swing voter who, as has been noted above, either has knowingly hired or knows someone who knowingly hires illegal aliens?

    They aren't about to think this is a big deal either.

    That's why I said it reminded me of the Lewinsky deal... Gary Hart had already pretty much taken the grenade on that one, and most people were pretty much fed up with seeing elected people go under for something that probably wasn't a big deal...

    Nobody 'cept BoneLacko cares whether anybody hired an illegal alien to clean her house anymore. That's so 1994. That hasn't mattered since Sanchez took Bob Dornan's seat.

    This won't even make it to the weekend--much less go beyond it. Allred just made a fool of herself, she held a news conference about a non-issue.

    It's gonna get the same reaction it would get if Allred came out and said she could prove that smoked some pot with the Eagles back in '70s...

    No one cares.

    Allred made a fool of herself--she's a laughing stock for this. This is gonna help Meg. A conspiracy nut would say that Meg must be behind this, it makes her look so good.

    If Allred had stayed up all night trying to think of a better way to help Meg, she couldn't have come up with anything better than this.

  • Gilbert Martin||

    Allred pulled a similar stunt on Arnold when he was running for gov.

    She filed a suit claiming Arnold sexually harrased a Hollywood stuntwoman.

  • ||

    Actually, he did. We should have listened.

  • ||

    Allred and Brown's black hat team seem to have botched this one. If you're going to put someone up on a pedestal as a victim, they have to be sympathetic. Unstable drama queens* are not sympathetic.

    *I'm referring here to Nicky, not Gloria, in case you were wondering.

    SO, I gather that this Nicky is an illegal alien, who just admitted as much on television. I would imagine someone from ICE will be paying her a visit soon, no?

  • ||

    Love Politics is a snowmobile racing across the tundra and then suddenly it flips over, pinning you underneath. At night, the ice ICE weasels come.

  • ||

    Meg Whitman has released the maid's hiring paperwork:
    http://www.tmz.com/2010/09/29/.....-governor/

    It looks like the maid provided fake documents, a fake SSN and A number (immigration alien number) and declared that she was a lawful permanent resident.

  • Michael Ejercito||

    It looks like the maid provided fake documents, a fake SSN and A number (immigration alien number) and declared that she was a lawful permanent resident.


    I guess Gloria Allred can be her attorney in the criminal case.

  • ||

    It looks like the maid provided fake documents, a fake SSN and A number (immigration alien number) and declared that she was a lawful permanent resident.

    Multiple felonies! Naughty, naughty housekeeper (and not in the good way).

  • ||

    My understanding is that Meg hired the maid from an employment agency, seems like the agency should have done the doc verification.

  • ||

    You nailed it. It's the employment agency who should be held accountable, but they're not running for Governor on the Republican ticket.

    Ooh, it would be ironic if this maid bought her credentials on eBay. LOL!

  • Gloria Allred||

    Boy, is my face all red!

  • Michael Ejercito||

    You can represent her when she is prosecuted for filing false documents.

  • ||

    It is the responsibility of a defense attorney to protect their client. By my count Gloria has put her client in a position of being charged with 4 crimes, some with multiple counts. Ms. Diaz could well be charged with; entering the country illegally, perjury, identify thief, and mail tampering.
    It is clear that Allred did not put her client’s best interests in the fore but instead violated client confidence by publicly exposing her crimes. I would not want to see Ms. Diaz, who is apparently just a pawn in all this, severely punished but Allred should be brought up on charges by the California Bar Association.

  • Michael Ejercito||

    It is the responsibility of a defense attorney to protect their client. By my count Gloria has put her client in a position of being charged with 4 crimes, some with multiple counts. Ms. Diaz could well be charged with; entering the country illegally, perjury, identify thief, and mail tampering.
    It is clear that Allred did not put her client’s best interests in the fore but instead violated client confidence by publicly exposing her crimes. I would not want to see Ms. Diaz, who is apparently just a pawn in all this, severely punished but Allred should be brought up on charges by the California Bar Association.


    It is possible that Allred advised her to not go public, to not say anything that could incriminate her, but her client did so anyway.

  • illegal alien||

    I believe she stated that publicly in relation to how brave the housekeeper was to come out.

  • ||

    "Ms. Diaz Santillan, who says she is now unemployed, plans to file a claim with the state's labor-standards office for mileage reimbursement and unpaid wages. Ms. Diaz Santillan has hired an immigration lawyer who is trying to help her stay in the country legally."

    http://online.wsj.com/article/.....86356.html

    Gotta love California, where apparently, illegal aliens have a pretty good shot when they sue to make their defrauded employer pay lost wages--even if the illegal alien was fired for defrauding her employer about her illegal status...

    I bet the state makes Meg pay too! ...but isn't that against the law? How can the state force Meg to knowingly pay an illegal alien lost wages if knowingly paying an illegal alien for employment is against federal law?

    If you can't fire an illegal alien for defrauding you about her status--then what's an employer supposed to do? Knowingly keep an illegal alien on the payroll?

    This is absurd.

  • illegal alien||

    Gotta love the IRS sending her all those letters to tell her the Mexican woman that is working for her has a fake social security number. She knew and she did nothing. I'm not sure if any of you have employed anyone legally, but $23 dollars is usually the cost to an employer for a worker who only makes $10 dollars an hour. Unless you try to skip taxes, workers comp, insurance, etc. like ole Meg. Enjoy the limelight, I hope you have some money left (I think e-bay would probably take you back)

  • ||

    "Gotta love the IRS sending her all those letters to tell her the Mexican woman that is working for her has a fake social security number."

    That's why she fired her, isn't it?

    What more do you want?

    The housekeeper lied. She used a phony ID, and when Meg found out about it, she fired the housekeeper for it.

    What more do you want?

    "Speaking to reporters in San Jose, Calif., Wednesday, Ms. Whitman said she never received any notification from the government that would have alerted her to the woman's status. "Everything Gloria Allred is saying is absolutely a lie," she said."

    http://online.wsj.com/article/.....86356.html

  • ||

    On the ABC morning program, Allred said Whitman KNEW that Nicky was illegal, despite her 'documentation', because Whitman had received several 'mismatch letters' from the Social Security Administration. (Whitman says she never got any notices.) And how does Allred KNOW Whitman received them? Because Nicky SAW them in the trash.
    Isn't that nice.
    (1) Is Allred saying Nicky searched through her employer's trash often enough to discover multiple 'mismatch' letters, sent at different times? Or,...
    (2) Is it possible Nicky actually DID see them in the trash,... where she buried them, after INTERCEPTING them from her employer's mail? After all, wouldn't she have had first access to the daily mail?

  • Paul||

    Is this the same Allred that Adam Carolla verbally raped during his show?

  • illegal alien||

    Two intellectuals battling it out, glad I missed that one.

  • Billy Shakespeare||

    This is absurd.

    This is America.

  • illegal alien||

    Where at least I know I'm free

  • ||

    Can heroin addicts sue their pushers if they get ripped off now?

    This is Bizzaro world.

    I polygamous family is getting arrested for being polygamous on national television--but somebody's working on getting this nanny legal?

    Isn't she guilty of using a phony social security card? Shouldn't the INS be looking into this?

    I mean, if you admit to defrauding your employer to the extent that it becomes a legal issue, doesn't that count against you if you want to go legit?

    I'm an open borders guy myself, but how does an illegal alien sue for forward wages on a false termination charge if she by her own admission falsified her residency status and was terminated for being illegal?!

    If it's against the law to knowingly have an illegal alien on the payroll, then how can they sue for being terminated for being illegal...?

    Has the whole world gone insane?

    She lied!

    And I hope Meg kept the contract with the agency--how much you wanna bet the agency had to accept all the liability for this kind of thing?

    That's why you use an agency! 'cause you want to be legit and not have to worry about it.

  • Octomom||

    I will be glad to give that lady a job paying $23 an hour. No, the other one, Nicky, not Gloria.

  • Sludge||

    Gloria descends deeper into the sewers of the legal profession.

  • Bdew||

    The $23 an hour wages are good wages where I live, makes maid seem credible to me. If maid's statements are true, she worked more than 15 hours per week in order to get the job of cleaning the 3700 sf house cleaned. This reduces the wage proportionately. It is interesting that so few commenters are upset about the possibility that Whitman employed an illegal alien. If the letters from the SSA exist, I guess that would settle the issue of whether or not Whitman knew or should have known that Nicky was illegal. If Whitman were a Democrat and this story came out you would be after her head.
    Hypocrites.

  • ||

    Highly illogical.

  • ||

    You missed the part above where Meg Whitman released the maid's hiring paperwork:
    http://www.tmz.com/2010/09/29/.....-governor/

    It looks like the maid provided fake documents, a fake SSN and A number (immigration alien number) and declared that she was a lawful permanent resident.

  • ||

    In fact, perhaps Meg Whitman should have known that a Hispanic woman born in Mexico would turn out to be an illegal alien, in spite of presenting plausible paperwork, and refused to hire her anyway. She should have hired only white women without Canadian or European accents. That would make you happy, I'm sure.

  • ||

    SSN may have SENT the letters, but that doesn't mean Meg ever GOT the letters... Nicky may have had the first look at the mail, each day, and purloined anything that spelled trouble for her.

  • wrong again||

    "Hypocrites." ????

    Bullshit. No one would care. Not even Gloria.

  • ||

    "It is interesting that so few commenters are upset about the possibility that Whitman employed an illegal alien."

    Most people don't give a crap who you hire to clean your house.

    The only people who give a crap about that is a very small, very vocal minority...

    Actually, being denounced by the people who get upset about that kind of things just might be what Meg needs to put her over the top...

    How are the Dems gonna smear her as a anti-immigration freak now? Like I said up top, smear Meg for that, and you're smearing half the Soccer Moms in San Diego and Orange County too...

    For Meg? Full of win.

    Allred should go to the top of her Christmas card list.

  • ||

    Please notice tone, racist rhetorical technique, and slippery sloppy reporting, because this article was written by a MegA WhiteMAN.

  • ||

    Allred should be brought up on charges in front of the California Bar Association.She has exposed her client,she is a defense attorney to charges of perjury and immediate deportation !Who the hell does this slime ball think she is representing ?

  • Lady in Red||

    Herself?

  • ||

    OK. So now we know. Meg Whitman DID get a letter from Social Security. It was not stolen by the maid. And Meg's husband has now changed his story from "never got that letter" to "may have gotten the letter, might be my handwriting on it...but it was so long ago"

    Translation: Guilty.

    Here's the rub for all you illegal immigrant loving folks out there.
    Illegal immigration wouldn't be a problem if people like Meg Whiteman would refuse to hire them. She had her pick of maids.
    She could have chosen one who could communicate in English. Instead she chose someone who can barely put an English sentence together.
    And when she found out she was illegal she should have reported her to the INS (which I am sure she wishes she had now done) instead of sending her on her way with fake papers to dupe some other employer.

    People like Meg are the reason illegal immigrants keep pouring across our borders. They offer them jobs and turn a blind eye to their immigration status/

    If Meg Whitman were to go to jail (as she should), that would put a stop to all those folks hiring illegal aliens.

    And then they'd stop coming

  • ||

    OK. So now we know. Meg Whitman DID get a letter from Social Security. It was not stolen by the maid. And Meg's husband has now changed his story from "never got that letter" to "may have gotten the letter, might be my handwriting on it...but it was so long ago"

    Translation: Guilty.

    Here's the rub for all you illegal immigrant loving folks out there.
    Illegal immigration wouldn't be a problem if people like Meg Whiteman would refuse to hire them. She had her pick of maids.
    She could have chosen one who could communicate in English. Instead she chose someone who can barely put an English sentence together.
    And when she found out she was illegal she should have reported her to the INS (which I am sure she wishes she had now done) instead of sending her on her way with fake papers to dupe some other employer.

    People like Meg are the reason illegal immigrants keep pouring across our borders. They offer them jobs and turn a blind eye to their immigration status/

    If Meg Whitman were to go to jail (as she should), that would put a stop to all those folks hiring illegal aliens.

    And then they'd stop coming

  • ||

    ILLEGAL: meaning, you are breaking the law.

    As others have asked, why did she work for Meg for so long if she was so abused?

    If the Social Security Administration wrote about the mismatch on the number/name, then that means that Meg or whoever was writing the paychecks was reporting the pay and withholding taxes. Whose number was Diaz using that now has that money credited to their social security account?

    If she is ILLEGALLY working here, why hasn't she been deported?

    Since she committed a FEDERAL OFFENSE in using someone else's SS number, why hasn't she been charged with a crime?

    And this all also highlights the question: how does an ILLEGAL immigrant get a DRIVER'S LICENSE???

    And how bout that Brown? He sends the Director of the state Crime Lab from Ripon to "audit" the City of San Francisco lab after the employee drug thefts there -- only to find out a week later that the STATE's lab in Ripon had the same problem!

    How good of an Attorney General can he be?

    And how did he get away with appointing his wife, Anne Brown, to a special position which in part oversees Internal Affairs for the State's Attorney Generals Office (oh, her husband....)
    He is a career politician with much more wrong than Meg. Whatever one thinks of her or her politics, she relied on fraudulent documents (oh, yeah, where did that Social Security card come from if it wasn't Nicky Diaz's????? Isn't that a crime, too???) and then followed the law all employers are required to follow in NOT hiring illegal workers.

    And she didn't get paid mileage??? Neither do I!

    I have an accounting degree and an MBA, and I hardly make more than $23 an hour, with no mileage reimbursement!

    And what about her former employers? How long has this woman been here, working illegally? What is the status of her husband and kids?

    Why did she wait over a year to come forward?

    Oh, and last I checked, California is an at-will employment state. Meg could have legally fired her just because she didn't like her hair color that day!!!

    Get off Meg's back.

    ILLEGAL means Diaz is a criminal, not Meg, and should be treated as such.

  • Jan s||

    Where is Immigtation Service? this woman is undocumented used phoney papers and has admitted she is undocumented ...needs to be deported. She made more money than any field hands here legally, should be deported ASAP.

  • Bobby||

    Jerry Brown who is the top law enforcement officer for the state of california now has a illegal alien who admitted to using a fake social security to gain employment as a spokesman for his reelection, mr. brown should be prosecution nicky diaz for fraud then turn her over to immigration for deportation.

  • RentALawyer||

    Poor Meg Whitman got her hand caught in the cookie jar. It is VERY hard to believe someone can work for you in your house for MANY YEARS and you not knowing the person was illegal alien. Is this the same Meg Whitman who forced many ebay sellers thoughout the years with strict guidelines and selling practices and code of ethics? What is even worse is the money spent in salary throughout all those years could have went to an AMERICAN USA CITIZEN.
    http://www.RentALawyer.com

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    Gloria’s Allred’s client, Nicky Diaz, is a criminal illegal alien who stole an American citizen’s identity, committed multiple offenses including, but not limited to, perjury, identity theft, stealing a federal document (a Social Security Card which is a punishable Federal offense), and attempted extortion by claiming that Whitman still owes her back pay. Whitman did nothing wrong. Meg Whitman got the employee from an employment agency and was assured by the agency that their employee was legal. Nicky Diaz showed the Whitmans, who are no document experts, a number of forged documents, which included a copy of the Social Security Card she stole, a drivers license which no one seems to know how she got, and a copy of Federal form I9, which she perjured. The Whitmans paid Nicky Diaz $23.00 dollars an hour and paid all her state, federal, social security, and other taxes. I’m sure there are plenty of legal citizens of California who would be very happy to have a job where they receive even half that, considering the sad economic conditions the Democrats have created in California. The Whitmans fired Nicky Diaz only after they found out their employee was committing Social Security fraud.

    What Allred, Jerry Brown, and the LA Times, are doing is perpetrating a fraud, by knowingly making false allegations against Whitman, complete with phony victim. That is known as a scam which many courts would consider fraudulent activity. While Allred and company were conducting their operation to undermine Meg Whitman’s campaign they failed to mention the close political alliance between Gloria Allred and Jerry Brown, which fortunately, Fox News has been all over since the story broke, and to which Brown’s campaign finally admitted to Fox News today.

    Finally, why is Gloria Allred harboring an illegal alien criminal? There are also laws on the books for aiding and abetting criminals too, which Allred, in perpetrating this scam, is guilty. From where I sit a scam is considered a fraud which is a punishable offense.

    In the end it will backfire on Allred, Brown, and the criminal herself, who hopefully, will be put behind bars where she belongs, then deported, instead of the monetary gain and legal citizenship she was likely promised. Gloria Allred should be disbarred, then sued by the Whitmans for defamation.

    Instead of Hispanic Americans focusing on this bogus story, they should be asking themselves what kind of people are Jerry Brown, Gloria Allred, the unions, and those who run the LA Times, to exploit an illegal Hispanic alien to advance Jerry Brown’s political career. That’s the real story here.

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    this is such a fucking joke! heres another example of an illegal person who is not suppose to be here, making 27$ dollars an hour! and then crys when she gets caught, makes me sick! and gloria allred should seriouslly leave this country she is a fame whore who will take any case that will put her face on the news!

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    Note that the housekeeper's $23/hr pay is being reported as paid to Nicky. In fact, that is the amount paid to the agency through which she was hired. These agencies normally pay the workers about 0ne-half of what the agency is paid. Don't buy the spokesman's spin without fact-checking.

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