Friday, June 26, 2009

Update On Dane Cook Embezzlement Case: Sister-In-Law Arrested

Erika McCauley, 37, of Wilmington, Massachusetts and the wife of Darryl James McCauley, 44, also of Wilmington, who has been indicted for allegedly embezzling more than $3 million from their famous comedian half-brother/in-law, Dane Cook. Darryl McCauley (pictured here) had been hired by Cook to serve as his manager but was replaced last year when financial irregularities came to light. Erika McCauley has been arrested and charged with aiding and abetting her husband in the scheme. She pleaded not guilty today in a Massachusetts courtroom on counts of larceny by scheme and receiving/concealing stolen property and was ordered held on $1 million bail.

Read FraudTalk's earlier posts on this story here and here.

Read the story here.
Update (10/13/10): Darryl McCauley pleaded guilty today to 27 counts of larceny, three counts of forgery, and at least one charge of embezzlement by a fiduciary and was sentenced to up to 6 years in state prison with another 10 years of probation. The amount McCauley is now suspected of embezzling from his half brother, Dane Cook, is $11 million over a four year period between 2004 and 2008.

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