Friday, March 31, 2017

Uber Executive Invokes Fifth Amendment, Seeking to Avoid Potential Charges

Am I the only person that thinks that "taking the fifth" makes you automatically look guilty? I know that isn't always the case but every time I hear of someone taking the fifth I immediately think of all those gangsters / politicians on trial.

The lawyers for Anthony Levandowski, the former head of Google’s self-driving car project who is now leading a similar effort at Uber, said he was broadly asserting his Fifth Amendment rights because there was “potential for criminal action” in the case, according to court transcripts obtained on Thursday.