George Zimmerman Fears for Wife's Safety After Mug Shot Publicized


He said the couple knew that their conversation was being recorded but that they were speaking in code and knowingly withheld from the court the amount of money brought in from, a now defunct website.

Information provided by Zimmerman's attorney a week after he was released on bail showed that the couple had $135,000 in their bank account a day before the April 20 hearing.

The conversations landed her husband back in jail. He faces a second bond hearing on June 29 where his release is very much in doubt.

Also on Tuesday the family of Trayvon Martin appeared before a special task force appointed by Florida Gov. Rick Scott to review the controversial "Stand Your Ground" self-defense law that George Zimmerman is expected to invoke as his defense. The parents asked the state to create a "Trayvon Martin Amendment."

The family asked the 19-member panel made up of prosecutors, lawmakers, and law enforcement officials to add a provision making it harder for someone who starts a fight to end it with deadly force.

"You cannot initiate a confrontation and then turn around and say you are standing your ground," said Martin family attorney Benjamin Crump.

George Zimmerman contends that he shot and killed Trayvon Martin after the teen attacked him. It's unclear who initiated the confrontation between the two that night.

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