Actor Faked Emails In $50M Viacom Sex Abuse Suit, Feds Say

By Pete Brush (September 22, 2021, 4:57 PM EDT) -- A California actor was arrested Tuesday for allegedly faking salacious emails that the Manhattan U.S. Attorney's Office says were used to target two Hollywood executives and Viacom Inc. in a now-dismissed $50 million suit alleging sexual misconduct.

Defendant Rovier Carrington, 32, a reality television actor and writer who says in court filings he is the great-grandson of Three Stooges comedian Moe Howard, was presented in Los Angeles federal court on a count of perjury and set free on a $15,000 bail package.

"Carrington faked evidence to support a $50 million lawsuit in the Southern District of New York making extremely serious...

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