Backers helped Girardi ‘loot’ client funds: fiduciary

By Brandon Lowrey (September 1, 2022, 7:53 p.m. EDT) – New York court moneylenders owned by a convicted felon drove thousands of cases to Thomas V. Girardi and helped him “loot” more than $23 million from his clients’ trust counted for years before his company Girardi Keese went into insolvency, according to a bombshell new lawsuit filed in Los Angeles bankruptcy court.

In the filing late Wednesday, attorneys for Girardi Keese’s bankruptcy trustee detail more than 15 years of unethical business dealings between Girardi and New York attorney Joseph DiNardo, who was convicted of producing a false tax return two decades ago. Girardi and DiNardo illegally share costs without…

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