Tom Hanks' Insurance Broker Charged With Bilking Clients

Law360, Los Angeles (November 7, 2012, 10:22 PM EST) -- A southern California insurance agent was arrested Wednesday on federal mail fraud charges alleging he bilked clients including actor Tom Hanks and rock musician Andy Summers out of more than $800,000 by overbilling them for insurance policies.

According to a 10-count indictment, Jerry B. Goldman, 59, created false invoices on his J.B.G. Insurance Agency letterhead for premium payments, inflating them by as much as 600 percent. The indictment alleges Hanks and his actress wife Rita Wilson wrote premium checks to Goldman totaling $316,000 between May 2008...
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