Tobey Maguire Exits Suit Over Ponzi-Funded Poker Booty

Law360, New York (November 23, 2011, 3:14 PM EST) -- “Spider-Man” star Tobey Maguire will pay $80,000 to settle a lawsuit in California bankruptcy court claiming he won $311,200 in illegal poker games from a hedge fund manager charged with covering gambling losses with Ponzi scheme money, according to court filings Wednesday.

The suit, one of several actions originally filed in March, sought to claw back the money that Beverly Hills hedge fund manager Bradley L. Ruderman allegedly lost in secret, high-stakes poker games. Howard Ehrenberg, the Chapter 7 trustee for the estate of Ruderman Capital...
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