Erika Jayne Sued by Nicolas Cage’s Ex for Alleged Fraud, Theft

Erika Jayne Sued, Nicolas Cage, and Christina Fulton.
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Actual Housewives of Beverly Hills star Erika Jayne has been named in one other lawsuit.

Christina Fulton, an ex-girlfriend of Nicolas Cage, has sued the 50-year-old Bravo character and several other former Girardi & Keese attorneys for alleged fraud and theft, in keeping with court docket paperwork obtained by Us Weekly. Fulton, 55, filed the paperwork on Friday, July 15, alleging that Erika’s estranged husband, Tom Girardi, and two of his former colleagues misappropriated her settlement funds to assist their private life.

The Exhausting Drive actress — who shares son Weston, 31, with Cage — retained the 83-year-old former lawyer and his agency to signify her in a private damage dispute when she was harm in a January 2016 automobile accident. Fulton was awarded $924,300 within the dispute, however she alleged that she didn’t know “the place her cash went till now.” The court docket paperwork, obtained by Us, word that Fulton found earlier this month that the settlement award had been “dissipated” and her former authorized illustration had “lied to her.”

Erika Jayne Sued for $750K by Nicholas Cage's Ex Christina Fulton For Alleged Fraud and Theft

Christina Fulton and Nicolas Cage.

Fulton’s go well with additional alleges {that a} portion of her settlement funds had been diverted to the Fairly Mess creator by way of her EJ International group. She believed that Erika and Tom would use the award sums as “their very own property” to pay for “their lavish life-style.” The plaintiff is looking for $750,000 in damages.

The fact TV star has but to publicly deal with Fulton’s go well with and allegations.

The “Curler Coaster” songstress’ authorized troubles first made headlines in November 2020 after she filed for divorce from the Colorado native after 20 years of marriage. One month later, the estranged pair have been named in a fraud lawsuit that accused them of embezzling $2 million in settlement funds from aircraft crash victims. Erika, who continued filming RHOBH all through the court docket battle, has regularly asserted her innocence on the matter. Complaints have been later dropped towards her in Illinois in January, however different authorized battles are ongoing.

The Broadway veteran was later named in a brand new lawsuit earlier this month, wherein Edelson PC alleged she had “particular data” of Tom’s alleged wrongdoings. In keeping with the docs, obtained by Us, Erika was one in all a number of defendants accused of racketeering, conspiracy to commit racketeering, deceit, aiding and abetting concealment of stolen property and extra.

In April, Edelson accused Erika of utilizing her public platform to “lengthen” the court docket instances. “We imagine we will show to a jury that Tom’s agency was a long-running prison enterprise, spanning over a decade and stealing over $100 million, a lot of [which] went into funding Tom and Erika’s outrageous life-style,” Jay Edelson from Edelson PC informed Us in a press release on the time.

The fact star has regularly denied having any data of Tom’s alleged wrongdoings.

“I’m entrance and middle. I’m the face of this as an alternative of the attorneys that labored on the agency and referring attorneys and, you recognize, legislation funding folks — as an alternative they level to me,” Erika beforehand informed Us in Might about coping with the courtroom proceedings. “For my psychological well being, it’s been exhausting. Little question. However once more, I couldn’t lose and I used to be simply going to combat it out each means attainable and nonetheless am.”

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