That’s the conclusion of an exhaustive RadarOnline.com investigation which uncovered bombshell evidence that has been buried for 25 years, including legal documents tying the would-be killer to Kardashian.
Months before Brown Simpson was found butchered on the blood-drenched steps of her condominium, Kardashian — the late father of reality TV sisters Kim, Kourtney and Khloé — hired an unemployed 31-year-old cocaine dealer and career criminal, Bill Wasz, to take her out.
Kardashian was O.J.’s closest confidant and patsy throughout the infamous Trial of the Century, reactivating his law license to get client-attorney privilege and carrying O.J.’s suit to court every day.
After the grisly June 1994 double slaying of Brown Simpson and waiter Ron Goldman, his devotion to The Juice was so complete that Kardashian was even accused of sneaking a garment bag — which may have contained the murder weapon — out of his house.
But six months before the murders, the businessman tried to convince Wasz to rub out Brown Simpson, the mother of O.J.’s two youngest children, Sydney and Justin.
Wasz claimed the sick scheme began to unfold in January 1994 when Kardashian paid him $1,000 to spy on Nicole and take pictures of any men she met.
The drug pusher snapped Brown Simpson kissing O.J.’s pal, retired NFL great Marcus Allen, on Jan. 6 and 7, 1994, in a restaurant parking lot in Encino, Calif., and gave two rolls of undeveloped film to the lawyer.
Kardashian showed the pictures to O.J., who flipped out.
According to Wasz, “He told me O.J. went ballistic. Robert said, ‘That bitch Nicole is costing O.J. $35,000 a month. She’s the mother of his kids and she’s still having sex with everybody. I want her gone, a bullet to the head.’ ”
Wasz said O.J.’s pal then offered him $15,000 to carry out a bizarre two-part murder plot.
In smoking-gun documents seen by Radar, a 1998 email from an anonymous whistleblower included a leaked proffer from Wasz’s lawyer, Larry Longo.
It was later confirmed as genuine and outlined how the murders were to happen.
It stated: “On about January 14 Bill Wasz met Robert Kardashian at his Encino home. At this meeting Kardashian offered Wasz $15,000 if he would kill Nicole with a .25 caliber bullet to the head. Robert Kardashian also told Wasz he was to steal O.J.’s then-lover Paula Barbieri’s car and use it during the murder.”
The same document also claimed Wasz later met Robert and was given $7,500, “which was to be a partial payment for the killing.”
But Wasz soon began to fear he’d be framed for the murders.
He stole the SUV, but instead went on a crime spree across Los Angeles on Jan. 31, 1994, robbing four stores and making off with $500 and a case of beer.
Wasz led police on a high-speed chase, fled on foot after crashing into several cars and was arrested.
Inside the SUV, arresting officer Mike Pule found a small notebook in which Wasz had detailed his earlier surveillance of Brown Simpson. The notebook also contained unlisted 1994 phone numbers for O.J. and Barbieri, and was retained by police as evidence.
Wasz’s attorney pointed out: “There’s no reason for him to steal that car, except as part of a plan for something else.”
Los Angeles Police Department detectives Bert Luper and Cliff LeFall first interviewed Wasz after Brown Simpson’s death in 1994.
According to official documents, during that meeting, the officers asked Wasz if he knew Kardashian.
His reply was recorded as: “Mr. Wasz advised the detectives to look into the background of Mr. Kardashian as he is not all that clean.”
Despite that, police quickly swept Wasz — who was sentenced to 20 years and served ten for his crime spree — and his allegations under the carpet.
A murder conspiracy didn’t fit with the district attorney’s case, which argued an enraged O.J. acted alone and butchered Brown Simpson and Goldman.
Although Deputy District Attorney Bill Hodgman made moves toward indicting Kardashian, no charges were ever filed against him in connection with the murders.
Investigative journalist Joseph Bosco met with Wasz and presented his findings to Time magazine, but they snuffed the story just minutes before going to print in 1998.
In jailhouse interviews, Wasz continued to blame Kardashian and claimed the police were trying to suppress his story exposing the Kardashian patriarch, including how he’d sold cocaine to him. Kardashian died in 2003 from cancer of the esophagus.
Wasz was released from prison in 2004 and was discovered dead in “mysterious circumstances” in March 2005.
A coroner estimated Wasz had been dead three days by the time he was found. The death was never investigated by West Los Angeles homicide detectives.
His untimely end at age 41 remains a mystery to this day.
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