Mix artist Alanis Morissette had money stolen from her, bit by bit over many years by her former business manager Jonathan Schwartz. Today, she finally got some justice. Schwartz was sentenced to six years in prison, and ordered to pay more than $8 million in restitution.
According to Variety, “Morissette testified how for six years prior to being caught in early 2016 Schwartz systematically stole from her, filching in increments of anywhere from $10,000 to $120,000 at a time. She said he sought to cover his tracks by portraying the singer to close associates as a fiscally irresponsible freespender, building recording studios and buying houses against his advice. “I’d go on tours he recommended and they would lose money, but he’d still urge me to spend! Spend! Spend! He was creating an alibi from the start.” He even told people he withdrew money from her account so she could invest in an illegal marijuana operation, Morissette said.”