An alcoholic court stenographer in Manhattan repeatedly typed I hate my job instead of documenting speech during cases

Drunk court reporter repeatedly typed ‘I hate my job. I hate my job. I hate my job.’

Alcoholic Manhattan court stenographer Daniel Kochanski wreaked havoc on some 30 court cases after typing ‘gibberish’ instead of documenting speech, at one point ‘going Shining’ and repeatedly typing ‘I hate my job’.

The actions of Kochanski, who has since been fired, have jeopardised several cases by giving felons the opportunity to claim crucial evidence is missing.

His wholly inaccurate court reporting came during some very serious cases too, with Kochanski botching transcipts during the 2010 mortgage fraud trial of Aaron Hand, who was convicted of trying to hire a hit man to take out a witness.

“It should have been questions and answers — instead it was gibberish,” a source told The Post.

Kochanski dispensed with the cou… Continue Reading