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Erika Jayne Dismissed From Fraud and Embezzlement Lawsuit Against Tom Girardi

Erika Jayne

Brushed off. Amid Tom Girardi’s ongoing fraud and embezzlement honest woes, complaints in opposition to estranged companion Erika Jayne were disregarded, Us Weekly can verify.

“Pursuant to stipulation, plaintiff’s claims in opposition to defendants EJ World LLC and Erika Girardi are disregarded without prejudice and without prices,” in keeping with the Saturday, January 29, court docket scientific doctors filed in the Northern District of Illinois, which Us bought.

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills giant name, 50, used to be beforehand named in a fraud and embezzlement lawsuit alongside the earlier attorney, 82. The estranged couple — Erika filed for divorce in November 2020 after 21 years of marriage — were accused of embezzling $2 million in settlement funds from the families of Lion Air Flight 610 crash victims, which used to be filed in December 2020. In the swimsuit, Girardi used to be additionally allegedly accused of mishandling his numerous of his potentialities’ cash.

The trustee had named the “Roller Coaster” songstress in the honest battle after claiming that she had prior knowledge that Girardi’s firm had lined her expenses for on the area of 12 years. (The Bravo persona consistently asserted that she didn’t know about her estranged companion’s wrongdoings.)

Earlier this week, the Barely Mess author made headlines after it used to be revealed that she shall be compelled to give up a pair of earrings — value $750,000 — that Girardi bought for her with funds that didn’t belong to him. Though the Colorado native claimed the jewels were stolen from their dwelling, they were allegedly in a loyal.

“The proof filed in court docket by the trustee shows a clear cash dawdle to the grab of these earrings,” Ronald Richards — the earlier attorney for the trustee overseeing the industrial fracture case —  completely suggested Us in a press birth on Wednesday, January 26. “Erika have to return them immediately. They were bought with estate funds. She is doubtlessly now not capable of veil in the help of her attorney in her response. She is going to must supply testimony below oath and be area to a deposition if she persists.”

The Dancing With the Stars alum, for her fragment, denied the accusations.

“I am jumpy by each person leaping to conclusions about Erika, who is harmless, and making an try accountable her for the actions of others,” Erika’s attorney, Evan C. Borges, said in a press birth on Wednesday. “If the legislation matters, the trustee’s motion is totally out of bounds. Even primarily based totally on the incomplete rumour proof filed with the motion, the trustee has no mumble primarily based totally on Erika innocently receiving a reward of earrings 15 years ago from her now estranged and then-extraordinarily successfully to set husband.”

Per the court docket scientific doctors from earlier this week, she had “agreed to extinct and never transfer or sell the earrings” sooner than the trustee’s investigation and February 15 listening to.

With reporting by Diana Cooper

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