Lawyer on why IRS investigation against Erika Jayne is ‘very bad news’ for RHOBH Star, clarifies Tom’s indictments
lawyer Jay Edelsonone of the many people who have taken legal action against them Thomas Girardi so is it Separate wifethe The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills a star Erica Janeon a podcast where he explained the recent indictments v. Thomas and commented on the bleak outlook indicated by the IRS’s investigation Finance Erica.
While also suggesting the possibility of more indictments, the attorney shared what he believes Erika could eventually be linked to Thomas’ crimes against his former clients.
“There are two sets of indictments that have happened,” Jay explained on an episode of Real life with Kate Caseyindicating that the focus is on Lion Air settlement fraud in Chicago while Los Angeles prosecutors focus on the “criminal enterprise” known as Gerardi Casey.
At the time of Thomas’ indictments last month, it was his law firm Former financial director (Chief Financial Officer), Christopher Cammonas he was accused, as well as his son-in-law, David Lyrawho previously worked for the company.
“I think he’s in big trouble,” Jay suspects, adding that a third group of prosecutors is also involved.
“We anticipate that there will be a lot of indictments, lawyers and other people connected to the Girardi crime family,” he said.
According to Gaye, indictments took longer than a typical civil case because it was a criminal case.
“You really have to have all the evidence when you come forward, you have to be able to make your case… I think they want to make sure they have a really solid case,” he said.
Jay also suspects that prosecutors may have been hoping those involved in the cases would turn on each other.
“I suspect a lot of the people they were targeting…the question is if they start turning on the others in the crime syndicate. And that process takes some time as well,” he continued, noting. Keith GriffinGirardi Casey’s former attorney, who has yet to be charged.
“If there’s one person who’s going to rock everyone, it’s Keith Griffin,” he revealed.
While Jay is glad to finally see people being “criminally prosecuted”, he realizes that there is a lot of work to be done as to whether or not Thomas is competent enough to stand trial. like RHOBH The masses know well, was Thomas He was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in early 2021 and has been under guardianship ever since.
“We think he’s faking it. If you see, like, the pictures that were taken or go to courtAnd, you know, he looked like a 140-year-old man. What I heard from others who saw him when the cameras weren’t rolling, he was very interesting and he had some pep in his step,” Jay claimed. “I haven’t seen his medical records. But you know, my point is he’s a liar.
“There is no doubt that he qualified because he was carrying out a Ponzi scheme,” he continued.
if l Drama Erica IRSwhich includes millions in Back taxes dueJay said it’s “very bad news for Erica Jane” that their criminal department is investigating.
“I think her criminal exposure really comes from the IRS,” he said. So I signed these joint tax returns. And you know, one thing, which is counterintuitive to most people, is if you actually steal money, you have to report that as income. And if you don’t, you’re going to get in trouble, even criminal, with the IRS.”
“This is where I think you can take a lot of responsibility. Tom was robbing tens or millions of dollars. I’m sure he wasn’t making any income, I signed for that.”
While Jay admitted he wasn’t sure how much Erica knew regarding Thomas’ crimes, he said he believed he would be able to prove that she profited from his crimes, describing RHOBH Cast member as the lead in Scheme Thomas.
Even as he signed up Lion Air customers, part of the show was Tom married Erika Jayne, a wealthy celebrity and that goes to show how successful he is. [was]He revealed. “These are people in Indonesia, and what you’re saying is, this is an incredibly successful lawyer. And they are very powerful and influential. And I think it had some effect.”
Also, during the podcast, Jay said that when it comes to Erica’s role RHOBHHe doesn’t feel like it worked for her.
“The number of things she said on the show was just too bad for her. And we’re definitely going to use that, because we’re suing our civil claims. And it was.” will be able to display She was lying to the public.” “She has a problem with the truth. She reads all the time. And she lied about some basic matters, including regarding the financial condition of Girardi Casey and her family, when she learned they were out of money.”
Jay then points out that Erica’s comments are about her issues, including hers “justified” suggestion The cases against expel herIt was “very random”.
He explained, “I can’t tell if she’s lying about them, or if she really isn’t getting good advice from her lawyer.” “[The cases] It has not been rejected; it has just been recast in a different jurisdiction.”
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Season 13 is currently in the works in production.