Anne Hathaway helped in Italian boyfriend’s arrest?July 1st, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 1 (IANS) Close friends of Hollywood star Anne Hathaway’s ex-boyfriend Raffaello Follieri are accusing the actress of turning him in to the authorities over his allegedly fraudulent business dealings. Hollywood.com reports that Hathaway had broken up with the Italian businessman shortly before he was arrested on suspicion of fraud. Follieri, 29, has been charged with a dozen of federal wire fraud conspiracy and money laundering and it is believed that Hathaway helped FBI in nabbing him.
A source said: “It makes sense. She’s referred to as his former girlfriend in the indictment even though her spokesman never confirmed they broke up. I think that in return for her cooperation, the feds held off on arresting Follieri until she was out of the country.”
Hathaway’s spokesperson has refused to comment on Follieri’s legal troubles. He remains behind bars until he can post $21 million bail.
A status hearing for Follieri has been set for next month.
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