Nina Simone's Ex Sued Over $155M Property Stash

Law360, New York (December 6, 2011, 2:10 PM EST) -- The daughter of jazz singer Nina Simone sued her father on Friday, alleging that he licensed to a friend $155 million worth of the deceased musician's recordings and personal effects in order to avoid losing them in a related legal dispute.

Lisa Simone Kelly said in her California federal court suit that Andrew Stroud fraudulently transferred the valuable effects to co-defendant Wally Roker as a means of getting around what the singer's estate anticipates will be an open-and-shut case in a lawsuit alleging wrongful conversion of...
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Case Information

Case Title

Kelly v. Roker et al

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Fraud or Truth-In-Lending


Jeffrey S. White

Date Filed

December 1, 2011

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