How the Legal System Allowed a Criminal Family to Seize Control of One Woman’s Life The New Yorker recently published a comprehensive article entitled “Britney Spears’s Conservatorship Nightmare” chronicling how the pop star’s father and a team of lawyers seized control of her life, her career, and her finances—and held onto that control for well […]
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Elder Financial Abuse by Family Members: Schottenstein Family Story Listen to the entire podcast here. (#6 in podcast list.)
“The true measure of any society can be found in how it treats its most vulnerable members.” Mahatma Gandhi made that statement in the early 1900s, right at the start of the 20th Century. Who are those most vulnerable members? Certainly, they include children, the mentally and physically disabled, and our aged population. Today, 21 years […]
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by Richard Eisenberg – May 28, 2021 Read the article on forbes.com ‘Friends Talk Money’ podcast hosts share cautionary advice based on the Beverley Schottenstein story. The Beverley Schottenstein $80 million elder financial fraud story is one you won’t believe. But, as my “Friends Talk Money” podcast co-hosts and I explained in our two latest […]
When journalist Tom Schoenberg, a longtime reporter for Bloomberg News, was contacted by a family friend about my grandma’s upcoming trial against her grandsons Evan and Avi and their former employer J.P. Morgan, he reached out to better understand the dynamics of the legal proceedings. My first call with Tom took place on October […]
Bette Davis famously said, “Old age ain’t no place for sissies.” In fact, she had that phrase embroidered on a pillow. And the actress knew what she was talking about. After a celebrated career and multiple Academy Awards, her later years were marred by illness: recurrent breast cancer and then a stroke that distorted her […]
By Tom Schoenberg – February 17, 2021 Read the article on Bloomberg.com Click here to listen to the companion audio file for the Bloomberg article. Beverley Schottenstein said two grandsons who managed her money at JPMorgan forged documents, ran up commissions with inappropriate trading and made her miss tens of millions of dollars in gains. So […]
By Tom Schoenberg April 13, 2021, 4:44 PM EDT Read the article on Bloomberg.com Evan Schottenstein refused to comply with watchdog probe. Adviser allegedly ripped off his wealthy grandma for fees. A former JPMorgan Chase & Co. financial adviser accused of trading his wealthy grandmother’s assets without her knowledge has been barred from working as […]
Feb 17, 2021 View the video and article on flipboard.com Beverley Schottenstein said two grandsons who managed her money at JPMorgan Chase & Co. forged documents, ran up commissions with inappropriate trading and made her miss tens of millions of dollars in gains. So she decided to teach them all a lesson. View this video […]