Tom Hanks' Insurance Broker Cops To Mail Fraud

Law360, New York (April 22, 2013, 5:33 PM EDT) -- A Southern California insurance agent on Friday agreed to plead guilty to mail fraud charges stemming from accusations that he bilked clients including actor Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson out of more than $800,000 by overbilling them for insurance policies.

According to a 10-count indictment, Jerry B. Goldman 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 Wilson wrote premium checks to Goldman totaling $316,000 between May 2008...
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