Tom Hanks Casts Fraud Suit Against Ex-Broker

Law360, New York (March 24, 2011, 7:01 PM EDT) -- Actor Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson filed suit Tuesday in California against their former insurance broker, claiming the company fraudulently overcharged premiums and embezzled potentially millions of dollars.

In a complaint in the Superior Court of the State of California, County of Los Angeles, the Hollywood power couple and several other individual and corporate plaintiffs contend J.B. Goldman Insurance Agency Inc. altered insurance documents and related records to conceal the alleged scheme.

The plaintiffs accuse the Newbury Park, Calif.-based company and its director, Jerry...
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