Today the US Attorney unsealed an Information charging film director, John McTiernan with making false statements to the FBI. It’s alleged that on February 13, 2006, that McTiernan misled FBI agents about hiring disgraced former private investigator Anthony Pellicano to conduct a wiretap of film producer Charles Roven in order to intercept his telephone conversations.
An Information is a charging document in lieu of an Indictment that strongly indicates a deal has already been struck between McTiernan and the government in exchange for information and testimony. Attorneys John Carlton and Arnold & Porter are representing McTiernam.
In better days McTiernam and Roven collaborated as producers in the 2002 film, ROLLERBALL.