The sister of Tupac Shakurs accuses the estate executor of financial misappropriation

The sister of Tupac Shakurs accuses the estate executor of financial misappropriation ...

The sister of Tupac Shakurs has filed a lawsuit against the executor of their mother's estate, alleging financial misappropriation and a failure to distribute Pac's personal belongings as part of a hide-and-control plot. According to Rolling Stone, the trustee's complaint accuses Tom Whalley of embezzling millions from the Afeni Shakurs estate. Whalley, who worked closely with Pac and Afeni during their lifetimes, considers the charge to be not

Shakurs' lawyers asked that the court appoint an independent CPA to audit the trust and all of its assets, which was yet to be requested by Shakur in a hearing on Monday (July 25), which was later halted. Whalley had previously assured the court in March that an independent firm had been hired to audit the trust and all of its assets, but had been ordered to produce a complete accounting of the trust by June 30, a deadline that has since expired.

According to the 31-page lawsuit, (Whalley) has deliberately refused to accurately account to petitioners for nearly six years. Rather, he and his advisors have renewed their vow to a years-long pattern of destructive behavior by withholding vital information and refusing to properly account in accordance with the trust, California law, and his own fiduciary duties.

Amaru Entertainment, owned by the estate but owned by Whalley, has been involved in the majority of Tupacs discography, likeness, and other intellectual property since Afeni Shakurs's death, according to court filings, but Sekyiwa and her legal team believe Whalley may be generously compensating himself in connection with his work with Amaru.

When Afeni was alive, she was able to make the decisions. Now, Mr. Whalley is the sole one who has the power to make those decisions, according to Rolling Stone. There is a specific provision in the trust that we cite that says the conflict of interest, which is evident, is waived so long as the compensation that he receives is practically commercially reasonable. We aren't even sure what he's receiving. We don't even know what he's receiving.

Sekyiwa claims she has yet to receive Pac's original possessions after Afenis' death, including multiple automobiles, gold records, clothing, and the pinball machines that were included in the Tupac Shakur: Wake Me When Im Free exhibit at Los Angeles L.A. Live. Whalley claims that since the exhibit is ongoing, Sekyiwa will begin to receive Pac's personal property as well as his involvement in the estate, which has proved lucrative, to the tune of tens of millions

The Whalleys legal team has also highlighted the role their client played in preserving, protecting, and exploiting Tupacs' name, likeness, and intellectual property for the Trust and its beneficiaries. Pacs Thug Life is well-known for acquiring master recordings, copyrights, footage, and other material from Death Row Records and Universal Music during that time.

According to Whalley's March filings, Amaru has risen in value by tens of millions of dollars.

The next hearing in the case is scheduled for August 10.

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