Maguire Sued Over Ponzi-Funded Poker Winnings

Law360, New York (June 22, 2011, 6:19 PM EDT) -- “Spider-Man” movie star Tobey Maguire has been sued in California bankruptcy court over $311,000 he allegedly won in illegal poker games from a hedge fund manager who used money from a $44 million Ponzi scheme to cover gambling losses.

The suit, one of more than a dozen actions originally filed in March and first reported Wednesday by Radar Online and Star Magazine, seeks to claw back the money that Beverly Hills hedge fund manager Bradley L. Ruderman allegedly lost in secret, high-stakes poker games. Howard Ehrenberg,...
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