Theft

Business manager admits to embezzling $4.8 million from singer Alanis Morissette, document shows

Business manager admits to embezzling $4.8 million from singer Alanis Morissette, document shows

A business manager for singer Alanis Morissette has admitted that he embezzled millions of dollars from the musician, then told her that he’d used the money to invest in marijuana grows, according to a federal court document filed Wednesday.

Jonathan Todd Schwartz, 48, of Playa Vista, admitted in the federal plea agreement that he committed wire fraud and filed false tax returns from 2010 to 2014, during which he stole an estimated $4.8 million from Morissette and an additional $1.7 million from other athletes and celebrities.

The names of the others involved were not listed in the court filing.

Schwartz, who worked for Sherman Oaks-based GSO Business...

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