ERIKA Jayne has been DISCLOSED from a $2 million fraud lawsuit after she and ex-husband Tom faced charges of “stealing from orphans”.
The The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills The star recently refused to deliver a pair of $1.4 million diamond earrings amid Tom’s bankruptcy case.
“As a rule, plaintiffs’ claims against defendants EJ Global LLC and Erika Girardi are dismissed without prejudice and without charge,” court documents dated Saturday, Jan. announced.
Former reality star named next to her ex-husband for embezzling $2 million in settlement money from the families of Lion Air Flight 610 crash victims, in December 2020.
The trustee in the lawsuit claims that Erika “knew” about the scam because her ex-husband’s company had covered her expenses for 12 years.
However, the TV personality repeatedly insisted that she had no insight into Tom’s wrongdoing.
News of the female singer being fired follows her refused to deliver $1.4 million diamond earrings from ex Tom Girardi to the authorities earlier this week.
The attorney investigating Tom’s ongoing bankruptcy believes the disgraced attorney purchased the earrings with money stolen from his client.
The court appointed a trustee to take control of Tom’s finances, while they also had to find a way to repay his alleged victims.
According to the source, the trustee reviewed Tom’s bank statements and financial records.
It was recently revealed that Tom bought $750k diamond earrings for RHOBH star with funds from his law firm’s client trust account.
The earrings, purchased from M&M jewelers, are now worth about $1.4 million.
Legal documents state that Tom allegedly concealed the theft from his customers’ trust by “describing the purpose of the check” as an “expense” in connection with one of the cases. his previous case.
The document reads: “Erika has no legal or equitable rights to the Diamond Earrings and such rights are the lawful and equitable property of the GK Bankruptcy Estate that the Trustees may and should sell.”
While the trustee claimed they asked Erika to return the expensive earrings, the TV personality refused to comply.
The court has now been asked to order RHOBH stars to hand over the jewelry within five days.
She is also prohibited from selling or giving earrings to others.
As of Wednesday morning, Erika has yet to respond to the court’s request.
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Meanwhile, Tom is unable to answer himself as he is currently being managed by his brother.
The family of the former lawyer say he suffers from dementia, while he has moved to an upscale living facility amid the legal scandal.
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The latest discovery in the bankruptcy case comes after Erika announced she was “broken” following legal issues and her split from Tom.
Erika confessed her financial struggle on an episode of RHOBH after she was sued for $25 million in Tom’s fraud case.
In the episode, Erika admits that she currently has “zero dollars” to her name.
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