Rickey Charles Goodrich, 55, had initially faced 33 theft
charges but in December he pleaded guilty to six counts of
first-degree theft, the paper reported on its website.
Goodrich was chief financial officer at Pearl Jam's
Seattle-based management company, Curtis Management, before he
was fired in September 2010. He was found to have made wire
transfers from the firm to pay his personal debts and used the
company credit card for unwarranted expenses, according to the
He stole $380,000 through his position, the paper reported. He
was caught after the rock band's manager reviewed suspicious
transactions from 2009 at the band's touring company and their
fan group Ten Club, according to the paper.
Representatives from the King County District Attorney's Office
could not be reached for comment late on Friday and spokeswomen
for William Morris Endeavor, which represents the band, and
Curtis Management did not immediately return emails.
(Reporting by Alex Dobuzinskis in
Los Angeles, Additional reporting by Jonathan Kaminsky in
Olympia, Washington; Editing by Lisa Shumaker)
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