Erika Jayne’s company EJ Global suspended in bankruptcy proceedings
by Erika Jayne legal problems persist. the The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills The star is busy filming, but the courts are busy with cases against her. A major case against her and her ex-husband Tom Girardi was recently fired. Erika celebrated the win on social media, but it was short-lived. It was quickly announced by the Jay Edelson, the attorney representing the victims, that the case would be refiled in the state of California. The victims allege they have not yet received their settlement funds from the tragic Lion Air crash.
To make matters worse, Jay released a statement regarding the filed lawsuit. He said: “The new complaint that we are going to file is going to be quite explosive. We have now obtained information from Bravo about our case, including unreleased footage, as well as evidence from the bankruptcy trustee. He concluded with the explosive accusation: “We are very confident that we will be able to prove to a jury that Erika was aware by Tom fraud and directly benefited from it.
Erika now takes another blow. As reported by Speed cameras online, his company, EJ Global, has been suspended by the California Franchise Tax Board. Erika started in 2008 and is listed as no longer active due to “FTP suspension”. So what does this mean? There can be several reasons for the suspension. One of them could be that the business has not filed a tax return. Or not pay taxes, penalties, fees or interest.
Due to the suspension, Erika is unable to use EJ Global for business-related matters. The company is also unable to sell or transfer real estate. And Erika can’t close the business without resolving said issues. On January 21, Erika’s lawyer Evan Borges has filed an information statement with the courts regarding the company. He listed Erika as a manager. The filings indicate that the stay was issued after he filed the new documents.
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Eva explained: “Until recently, all notices to EJ Global LLC were directed to the offices of GK [Girardi Keese], which are controlled by the trustee GK. At the end of January 2022, EJ Global LLC was in good standing with the AC Secretary of State. We have received no notification of the new suspension, and we are trying to determine the basis.” Evan presumes the suspension is due to an unpaid tax bill of $800. He added, “If that’s the case here, that will be rectified and it will be much ado about nothing.”
It is important to note that EJ Global is in the midst of a $25 million lawsuit against Erika. The lawsuit was part of the bankruptcy proceedings of the law firm which To M previously belonged when allegations of a Ponzi scheme began. Girardi Keese is accused of having owed approximately $101 million to a multitude of creditors. It is reported that financial records indicate that he spent money from his clients’ settlement funds on Erika. Now that Tom finds himself broke, under guardianship and living in a nursing home, his former clients go after Erika for the money.
The trustee who oversees by Tom A bankruptcy case accused Tom of spending his company money to pay EJ Global’s bills. Bank statements showed that Erika spent $14 million on his American Express card over a decade. The bankruptcy trustee also added that Erika left EJ Global to open a new company, Pretty Mess, Inc. when legal issues began to develop. Records actually show that Erika started Pretty Mess, Inc. in January 2021.
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Not only was a group of victims given the green light to sue Erika for the settlement funds they did not receive, but Erika was also recently ordered to hand over a set of earrings worth $1.4 million. They were given to him by To M and the trustee alleges they were purchased with his clients’ settlement money.
TELL US – WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THE SUSPENSION OF ERIKA’S COMPANY? WHY DO YOU THINK SHE STARTED A NEW COMPANY IN THE MIDDLE OF HER LEGAL PROBLEMS? DO YOU THINK SHE WILL RETURN THE EARRINGS?