Shortly thereafter, Giuda said Bettencourt contacted him. When Giuda explained why he wanted to see the reports, Bettencourt apologized and agreed to provide them.
"He said to me, 'You can't tell the law school,'" Giuda said. "He said, 'I'll do anything. I will work for you for free for six months.'"
Giuda was shocked by what he saw in the reports.
"There were 11 reports filed," Giuda said. "The detail in the reports is scary, and none of it is true. He details court hearings, he details clients, he details everything."