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The Smoking Gun, err Letter, Against Meg Whitman? Gloria Allred Holds 2nd Press Conference

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Gloria Allred this afternoon showed what she said is proof that gubernatorial candidate and former eBay CEO Meg Whitman and her husband knew they were employing an illegal immigrant for several years. And if Whitman denies it, she is ready with even more proof, Allred said.

The drama began Tuesday morning when Allred announced she was representing Whitman's former housekeeper Nicky Diaz, who worked for the family from 2000 to 2009. It is alleged that Whitman and her husband Dr. Griff Harsh knew that Diaz was undocumented since at least 2003 when the social security administration sent a letter to the couple regarding a mismatch in name and social security number.

But Whitman denied they ever saw that letter, suggesting that perhaps Diaz intercepted it. Allred, however, showed the apparent Social Security letter with Dr. Harsh's handwriting on it: "Nicky, please check this, thanks."