3 indicted for role in ex-Waffle House CEO sex tape case
ATLANTA, Georgia (AP) – A woman and her attorneys have been charged with secretly videotaping her having sex with a former CEO of Waffle House, and using the recording to try to extort millions of dollars from him.
Fulton County District Attorney spokesman Dontaye Carter in Atlanta said in a news release that Mye Brindle, John Butters and David Cohen were indicted Friday. The indictment alleges former Waffle House CEO Joe Rogers was secretly videotaped in his bedroom having sex with Brindle, his former house manager.
Brindle filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Rogers in 2012.
The indictment alleges Butters and Cohen tried to force Rogers to pay millions of dollars to prevent the recording from being released.
All three are charged with conspiracy to commit extortion, conspiracy to commit unlawful eavesdropping and eavesdropping.