Woman accused of stealing Grammy award-winning ex-husband's royalty checks

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Thursday, December 3, 2020
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Authorities allege that a Camden County woman has stolen her ex-husband's royalty checks.

OCEAN COUNTY, New Jersey (WPVI) -- A Camden County woman is accused of stealing close to $100,000 from her Grammy Award-winning estranged husband.

Prosecutors in Ocean County said 35-year-old Erin Seal of Lindenwold had ex-husband Manuel Seal's royalty checks forwarded to her.

She also allegedly used fake emails to support her story and had a relative cash the checks.

Prosecutors said during the time period spanning from May 2018 through April 2020, Erin Seal fraudulently received approximately $100,000.

On Wednesday, Seal, accompanied by her attorney, surrendered herself to detectives from the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office Economic Crimes Unit.

She was processed and released on a summons pending a future court date.