It’s been revealed that the FBI (that’s right, the bloody FBI) is assisting the Australians with their Amber Heard perjury probe.
This whole perjury probe dates back from when Amber Heard smuggled her two dogs into Australia.
Johnny Depp was filming the fifth Pirates Of The Caribbean movie at the time.
Heard wanted to bring the dogs with her, but Australia has very strict laws on bringing animals into the country.
It all has to do with the protection of the country’s own wildlife, which is more than understandable.
Amber Heard claimed that she was under the impression that all the correct information and paperwork had been filled in.
However, it turns out she lied while under oath in court in Australia, and now they are looking into the matter.
The FBI might be getting involved in Australia’s perjury investigation against Amber Heard
Australian authorities charged Ms Heard in July 2015 with illegally importing the dogs into the country (via The Daily Mail).
In April 2016, Heard pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of falsifying travel documents.
She then recorded a video, with Depp by her side, apologizing for the incident.
Heard blamed jet lag and sleep deprivation for the error.
However, Johnny Depp’s former estate manager, Kevin Murphy, testified to a much different story in 2020 during Depp’s libel trial against The Sun in the UK.
According to the reports, Murphy testified that he repeatedly told Heard by email and over the phone that she could not take the dogs to Australia.
He informed her that she did not have the proper paperwork and arrangements had not been made for the dogs to be quarantined.
Murphy also testified that Heard wanted him to ask her former assistant, Kate James, to take the blame for Heard lying on forms where she did not declare the two dogs.
Tough times ahead for Amber Heard!
FBI agent and attorney Bobby Chacon has since revealed that it would not be unusual for the FBI to assist a foreign government with an investigation such as this one.
“The FBI maintains an office in Canberra and there are FBI Agents permanently assigned to Australia (on a rotating basis),” Chacon told Law & Crime.
“Part of their mission is liaison and assistance so if the Australians needed something from here in the US they would certainly contact the FBI’s Australia Office and the FBI would likely assist.”
Moreover, a spokesperson for the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment revealed that they are “investigating allegations of perjury by Ms. Heard during court proceedings for the 2015 illegal importation of two dogs into Australia.”
“As the matter is ongoing, the department cannot make any further comment,” the agency concluded.
What do you make of this news?
Do you think Amber Heard will be charged with perjury?
It might be difficult to charge her since she lives in the United States.
However, the fact that the FBI might now be involved could make matters rather tricky for the Aquaman actress.
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