When Judge George R. Korpita emerged from a Rockaway Borough, N.J., restaurant and saw scratches on his Maserati and Warren Hartzman leaning on it, he did not respond in a judicial manner, according to a U.S. District Court suit.
Hartzman ended up being criminally charged with scratching the car, and while the case was pending on Korpita’s docket, the judge pressured Hartzman to pay for the damage, the complaint says.
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