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Nov112011

Former Business Manager Steals $1 Million from Law & Order: SVU Star

Marcel Thomas/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) -- Law & Order: SVU star Tamara Tunie is dealing with her own personal crime drama. 

Her former business manager and accountant, Joseph Cilibrasi, has pleaded guilty to first degree grand larceny for bilking her out of more than $1 million during the past ten years.

He opened credit cards in her name and wrote himself checks from her bank account.

Tunie plays medical examiner Dr. Melinda Warner on the popular crime drama. 

Cilibrasi also admitted to stealing $75,000 from Michael Stern, the conductor and musical director of the Kansas City Symphony and the son of the late violinist Isaac Stern.

Stern hired Cilibrasi to do his taxes in 2007.  Cilibrasi will be sentenced to up to seven-and-a-half years in prison when he is sentenced on January 4.







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