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Former Pearl Jam executive sentenced to prison for embezzlement
Former Pearl Jam executive sentenced to prison for embezzlement

A business executive who stole nearly $400,000 from the rock band Pearl Jam was sentenced Friday in Washington state to 14 months in prison. Rickey Goodrich, former chief financial officer for Pearl Jam's management company, pleaded guilty in December to six counts of first-degree theft "for using company accounts to pay personal debts and fund lavish family vacations, spa treatments, life insurance and pricey California wines," according to the Seattle Times, which cited documents from the King County prosecuting attorney's office. Goodrich, 55, began working for Pearl Jam's touring organization in 2005, the Times reported, then moved the following year to...

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