Evans was arrested in 2019 after posing as a consultant for TBA Studios and soliciting cash on their behalf
MANILA, Philippines – Over two years after being arrested, Katrina Evans, spouse of actor Matt Evans, was discovered responsible of estafa by the Makati Metropolis Metropolitan Trial Courtroom.
In a courtroom choice signed by Choose Clemente M. Clemente on April 8, Evans was sentenced to imprisonment from six months to 2 years and ordered to pay the complainant Arran Lester P. Galvan P2 million.
“Your entire ordeal has been disheartening, my intention to assist somebody bounce again turned out to be a bullet towards me and I’ve grow to be a sufferer myself,” Galvan mentioned in an announcement.
“Due to this, I want to remind everybody and I hope others can choose up a lesson or two from my expertise, to be vigilant with any settlement or enterprise that you simply plan to enter. Be inquisitive with each element, do an intensive background examine even when the individual is from a outstanding clan. Be additional cautious if there’s cash concerned,” he mentioned.
In keeping with the courtroom choice, in October 2017, Evans “willfully, unlawfully, and feloniously” defrauded Galvan by saying she was linked with the manufacturing firm TBA Studios and efficiently soliciting P2 million from him on their behalf for the manufacturing of the movie Goyo, ang Batang Heneral.
On the time, TBA Studios launched an announcement saying they’d greater than sufficient assets to fund the movie and “any illustration in behalf of TBA Studios for the solicitation of ‘investments’ is unauthorized and void.”
Evans was arrested in December 2019 and was launched after posting P30,000 bail. – Rappler.com