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Australian Stock Trader Tries Out 'Costanza Defense' in Sentencing Hearing

Bruce Carton | May 26, 2015
In Season 3 of "Seinfeld," (episode 12, "The Red Dot"), George Costanza's boss confronted him about having sex with the cleaning lady on the desk of his office:
Mr. Lippman: It's come to my attention that you and the cleaning woman have engaged in sexual intercourse on the desk in your office. Is that correct?
George Costanza: Who said that?
Mr. Lippman: She did.
George Costanza: [pause] Was that wrong? Should I not have done that? I tell you, I gotta plead ignorance on this thing, because if anyone had said anything to me at all when I first started here that that sort of thing is frowned upon... you know, cause I've worked in a lot of offices, and I tell you, people do that all the time....
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