Schwarzenegger Could Face Criminal Charges

Arnold Schwarzenegger might need to seekdivorce advice in Pasadena while looking for a good criminal lawyer, too. New reports say that the former governator is being investigated by the California Attorney General. The state of California is looking into allegations that Schwarzenegger used tax payer dollars to cover up his numerous affairs. is reporting that the Office of the Attorney General is "conducting a preliminary evaluation into the scope of Schwarzenegger's double life, which allegedly included using his state-funded security details to cover up women being escorted to his hotel room."

William Taylor, a seasoned hotel security officer at the Sacramento Hyatt Regency, says he saw Schwarzenegger use California Highway Patrol (CHP) officers to transport women to his hotel room.

"On three different occasions after the governor arrived alone at the Hyatt Regency, CHP Dignitary Protection Services arrived in their official vehicles, black Ford Crown Victoria sedans - about one to two hours later with one or two young females. They'd hurriedly escort the women through the service entrance on the second floor parking garage to the elevator that went to the governor's private wing... the women would usually stay for two to four hours and either leave through the hotel's main entrance or be driven away by the CHP in the same official vehicles."

CHP officials deny these claims. Nevertheless, Eric Bauman, Vice Chair of the California Democratic Party, has demanded an official inquiry into Schwarzenegger's finances to determine if he used campaign funds or state money to support his extra-marital affairs. The Attorney General's office is refusing to comment at this time about the criminal investigation but multiple department sources have confirmed the decision.

Meanwhile, Schwarzenegger's estranged wife, Maria Shriver, is said to be moving closer to divorce. Fox is reporting that the former First Lady of California has hired both a divorce attorney and a private eye. Since the news broke about Schwarzenegger's affairs, complete with fathering a child with a former household employee, speculation has run high about when and if Shriver will file for divorce.