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Erika Girardi Wants RICO Suit Over Husband’s Fraud Dismissed

 Erika Girardi Wants RICO Suit Over Husband’s Fraud Dismissed

Erika Jayne in Los Angeles, California, on April 25, 2019. (Photo by Presley Ann/Getty Images)

An attorney for reality TV star Erika Girardi says a racketeering lawsuit brought against her by her husband’s former co-counsel “fantastically” accuses her of acting as the “frontwoman” for an embezzlement scheme with no supporting allegations.

Calling it a “tabloid-driven complaint,” a motion to dismiss filed Wednesday in San Francisco says the lawsuit doesn’t allege the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star or her company EJ Global knew the money spent by her estranged husband Tom Girardi’s now-bankrupt law firm was stolen from clients.

“Sometimes what a complaint does not allege is as important as what it does,” according to the 29-page filing from Evan Borges of Greenberg Gross LLP. “Nowhere does the Complaint allege that Ms. Girardi or EJ Global knew that Tom Girardi was operating a Ponzi…

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