Was Erika Jayne Charged Amid Thomas Girardi's Indictment? Find Out if RHOBH Star Would be on Witness List as Investigation is "Ongoing"

Erika Jayne has been dragged into various lawsuits filed towards her estranged husband, Thomas Girardi, lately, however was she charged in his current indictment?

After Thomas was charged with wire fraud on Wednesday as prosecutors accused the previous legal professional of stealing over $18 million from purchasers, sources are talking out concerning the Actual Housewives of Beverly Hills star and her potential position within the “ongoing” investigation.

“Erika (Jayne) Girardi will not be charged. The investigation is ongoing,” Cieran McIvoy, a public data officer for the Division of Justice, confirmed to Us Weekly on February 1.

In accordance with an insider, Thomas’ indictments in Chicago and Los Angeles, which additionally embrace his son-in-law, David Lira, and former Girardi Keese CFO Christopher Kamon, respectively “[focus] on the exercise involving the legislation agency.”

“It’s unclear if Erika shall be on the witness checklist for prosecutors as a result of the indictment was simply unsealed,” the supply continued.

As Thomas’ indictment was introduced, Tyler Hatcher, a particular agent in command of the IRS Prison Investigation Los Angeles workplace, launched an announcement.

“Thomas Vincent Girardi ought to have been a pillar to our group,” he stated. “As an alternative, he’s accused of making an elaborate scheme to mislead his purchasers, victimizing them for a second time. Attorneys are put able of belief after they symbolize us throughout a few of our most troublesome occasions. Distrust within the authorized career grows when purchasers can’t belief their attorneys to pay them the settlements meant to make them complete.”

Since late 2020, Thomas has been accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands of {dollars} from his former purchasers, together with family members of victims of a aircraft crash in Indonesia and a person badly burned in a pipeline explosion, securing them settlements in lawsuits however failing to show over the money.

And though Erika has maintained her innocence all through the continued allegations towards Thomas, she has been accused by lots of being in on his schemes and utilizing the cash he’s secured for his purchasers to maintain her over-the-top life-style.

As she entered the brand new yr alongside Lisa Rinna and Diana Jenkins, each of who introduced their departures from RHOBH final month, Erika responded to a fan on Instagram Dwell who stated they had been “so completely happy” she was “being vindicated.”

“Slowly however absolutely,” Erika replied. “Yeah, me too. Thanks very a lot. Respect that … Slowly however absolutely, sure.”

The Actual Housewives of Beverly Hills season 13 is anticipated to start filming later this month.

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