Former Pearl Jam Accountant Pleads Guilty To Theft

Pearl Jam
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Pearl Jam, 2013.

Rickey Goodrich, former tour accountant for Pearl Jam, has plead guilty to theft for embezzling from Curtis Management, the band's management.

The Associated Press reports that Goodrich plead guilty to six counts of theft for embezzling over $300,000, and adds that he has already repaid $125,000 and agreed to pay back $181,000 more. Goodrich could reportedly get up to 14 months in jail in addition to paying back the money.

The King County prosecutor's office has set sentencing for Feb. 21, according to the Seattle Times.

Goodrich was fired in September 2010 from his roles as Pearl Jam's tour accountant and CFO for Curtis Management. He was charged with theft in 2012.


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