OSHA Inspector Arrested for Trying to Blackmail Stripclub (Updated)


Update: If you've forgotten about Joseph Schwarz, the OSHA official who was arrested in late summer 2011 for attempting to extort Larry Flynt's Hustler Club, scan down below for a full recap of the sleazy events.

If you're simply looking for the end result of his attempt at siphoning some of those dollar bills from the fine establishment, it's this: he pleaded guilty to unauthorized use of property. Charges for extortion and the ever-popular "possession of criminal tools," were dropped.

He'll be sentenced in April. (Via the Chronicle-Telegram)


Who knows why OSHA compliance officer Joseph Schwarz did what he did? Perhaps dizzied by the mountains of supple beautiful flesh surrounding him, maybe in need of a boost to his bank account, or just lacking the common sense to know that his scheme was bound for failure.

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Vince Grzegorek

Vince Grzegorek has been with Scene since 2007 and editor-in-chief since 2012. He previously worked at Discount Drug Mart and Texas Roadhouse.
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