Erika Jayne was served with paperwork pertaining to a $50 million racketeering lawsuit after touchdown at Los Angeles Worldwide Airport (LAX) following an opulent journey to Hawaii with Actual Housewives of Beverly Hills castmates Lisa Rinna and Diana Jenkins.
In video footage and images shared on-line, Erika was seen being approached by a lady within the baggage declare space, who handed her a few stacks of paperwork.
In accordance with Web page Six, the lady stated to Erika, who was wearing a white sweatsuit along with her hair in a good bun with a Gucci duffle bag in agency grip and a masks over her face, “I simply needed to provide you these paperwork. This can be a summons and criticism to serve you.”
Within the $50 million lawsuit, which was filed by Jay Edelson and his agency, Edelson PC, Erika is accused of 9 expenses, together with “racketeering, conspiracy to commit racketeering, illegal enterprise follow and deceit.”
“[Thomas Girardi] and Erika routinely misappropriated consumer settlement cash to venture a picture of wealth and to prop up a life-style made for actuality TV,” the lawsuit alleged, including that Erika’s firm, EJ International, “was created for the aim of funneling cash from Girardi Keese to profit Erika.”
In accordance with court docket paperwork, Erika was supposedly conscious of Thomas’ “scheme” in opposition to his shoppers, together with the orphans and widows he allegedly stole hundreds of thousands from following their members of the family’ deaths in a 2018 airplane crash in Indonesia.
The lawsuit additionally accuses Erika of “flaunt[ing]” her over-the-top life-style and “performing because the ‘frontwoman’ of the operation, promoting to the world (together with unsuspecting shoppers) that Girardi Keese was profitable.”
Though Erika was lately dismissed from a previous lawsuit filed by Edelson PC, Jay clarified to Web page Six on the time that this new case is “prosecuting the claims of the shoppers (the widows and orphans),” whereas the previous swimsuit was “extra restricted, by way of who we sued, what we had been suing about, and the authorized theories we’re pursuing.”
“As we allege, we imagine we are able to show to a jury that the Girardi agency was, and has lengthy been, a prison enterprise,” he added.
Web page Six additionally reported that images taken of Erika and her RHOBH castmates in Hawaii featured the group in deep dialog outdoors their villa, the place Erika appeared to be upset with an indignant expression in a single specific picture.
The Actual Housewives of Beverly Hills season 12 airs Wednesdays at 8/7c on Bravo.