Dane Cook to Receive $12M from Half Brother

By Michael Preston
|  Monday, Dec 6, 2010  |  Updated 5:30 AM EDT
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Top Entertainment Photos

Comedian and actor Dane Cook has a half brother, Darryl McCauley, who has been ordered held on $1 million bail on charges alleging he stole millions of dollars from the comedian when working as Cook's business manager. Sayonara brotherly love.

advertisement
Photos and Videos
More Photos and Videos

Dane Cook's half brother has been ordered to pay the comedian $12 million in restitution after embezzling money from him, reports People.

Darryl McCauley served as Cook's business manager from the late 1990s until 2008. He started diverting funds from Cook to his personal accounts in 2004. In October, McCauley, 45, pled guilty to 27 counts of larceny over $250, three counts of forgery and embezzlement, among other charges. He was sentenced to 5-6 years in prison and his wife - who was involved in the plot - received 2 1/2 - 3 years of prison time.

Per a statement from the Massachusetts attorney general's office, the court will tally the couple's assets in an effort to start the payment process. The McCauley's purchased a home in York Beach, Maine, and also invested in both a hotel and restaurant there.

Selected Reading: People, Boston Globe, A.P.

Get the latest headlines sent to your inbox!
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Leave Comments
What's New
Follow us on Instagram!
We post photos taken by our news... Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out