REPORT: All Charges Dropped Against Ex-Giants CB DeAndre Baker After Accusers Lawyer Was Arrested For Extortion

This will go down as one of the most bizarre cases ever.

The attorney for three of the four men accusing ex-Giants cornerback DeAndre Baker of armed robbery was arrested Monday morning for extortion.

William Dean was arrested in Florida, according to the Broward County Sheriff’s Office. He is a name partner at Ford, Dean & Rotundo and represents Julius Lamar, Tommy Hartshaw and Steven Compton – the three men who recanted statements against Baker last week:

Immediately following the arrest of the attorney, the Broward County Sheriff’s Office dropped ALL charges against Baker:


The Giants released Baker prior to the start of the season and is currently on the Commissioner’s Exempt List. Not only is Baker a free man, he can now continue his NFL career, if any team is interested.