Posts tagged "Raffaelo Follieri"

Anne Hathaway dumped Raffaello Follieri over dead flowers

You’d think the reason Anne Hathaway and Raffaello Follieri broke up is because of his illegal activities bilking real estate investors out of money by pretending to work for the Vatican. Guess again. Turns out the deal-breaker was an arrangement of wilting cherry blossoms, according to The Sun:
She said of the flowers: “They lasted…

The Superficial / December 17, 2008

Anne Hathaway’s ex: ‘Prison is yucky’

Anne Hathaway’s ex-boyfriend con-man Raffaello Follieri isn’t having any fun in jail and wants you to come pick him up. Aww. He’s serving a four and a half year sentence in federal prison for falsely claiming to be a CFO for the Vatican who’s got some great real estate for you – except, not really,…

The Superficial / November 13, 2008

Anne Hathaway’s ex gets 4 1/2 years in prison

Raffaello Follieri, the con-man ex-boyfriend of Anne Hathaway, was sentenced to 4 1/2 years in prison yesterday stemming from his guilty plea to 14 counts of wire fraud, money laundering and conspiracy. Raffaello had claimed he was a Chief Financial Officer for the Vatican and bilked real estate investors out of millions of dollars. People

The Superficial / October 24, 2008

Anne Hathaway’s ex is an idiot

Anne Hathway’s con-man ex-boyfriend Raffaello Follieri is seeking leniency in his federal case for conspiracy and wire fraud. However, prosecutors (and I’m sure the defense also) we’re surprised when Raffaello sent the judge pictures of himself with the pope and other high-ranking priests, according to the AP:
They urged the judge Thursday to impose the…

The Superficial / October 21, 2008

Anne Hathaway grilled about Raffaello Follieri on Letterman

Anne Hathway stopped by Letterman last night to promote her new film Rachel Getting Married, and the conversation quickly moved to her relationship with convicted con-man Raffaello Follieri. Unlike Paris Hilton, Anne didn’t pout like a spoiled brat, and took the grilling pretty well. Even when she looked to Paul Shaffer for support who asked…

The Superficial / October 1, 2008

Anne Hathaway didn’t rat out Raffaello Follieri

Anne Hathaway was believed to be an informant for the Feds which led to the arrest of her con man ex-boyfriend Raffaello Follieri. But TMZ reports it was actually Raffaello’s assistant who sang like a canary:
As a federal affidavit demonstrated, a Follieri assistant told investigators about a safe where Raffa kept documents. The fed…

The Superficial / September 19, 2008

Anne Hathaway, Raffaello Follieri and John McCain are on a boat…

Anne Hathaway’s ex Raffaello Follieri pled guilty yesterday to fraud after he pretended to be a CFO for the Vatican and bilked investors out of money. Today, he began repaying the government as part of his plea bargain and – wait a minute – who’s that guy in the purple hat? He looks familiar and…

The Superficial / September 11, 2008

Anne Hathaway’s ex pleads guilty

Con-man and former doer of Anne Hathaway, Raffaello Follieri pleaded guilty today to charges of wire fraud, money laundering and conspiracy. He’s staring at five years in prison and possible deportation. E! Online reports:
“I did not have investor authorization to use the money that way,” the 30-year-old Follieri stated after pleading guilty to all…

The Superficial / September 10, 2008

Anne Hathaway talks about her break-up with con-man

Anne Hathaway has opened up about her break-up with Raffaello Follieri, an Italian businessman who conned investors by pretending to be a representative of the Vatican. While she won’t reveal if she helped the Feds (She sang like a canary), Anne talks about her life since the arrest in an interview with W Magazine:
“A…

The Superficial / September 10, 2008

Anne Hathaway was paying Raffaello Follieri’s rent

Anne Hathaway was reportedly covering the $37,000/month rent for ex-boyfriend con-man Raffaello Follieri, according to the New York Post:
He wasn’t too ashamed to allegedly cadge thousands of dollars from his goo-goo-eyed girlfriend, Anne Hathaway. The “Get Smart” actress paid her beleaguered beau’s whopping $37,000 monthly rent at his sumptuous Olympic Tower duplex for four…

The Superficial / September 3, 2008

Anne Hathaway posed nude for Raffaello Follieri, photos confiscated by Feds

Remember when FBI agents confiscated Anne Hathaway’s private journals during a raid of her ex-boyfriend Raffaello Follieri’s apartment? Turns out the Feds may have also hit the jackpot. And by jackpot I, of course, mean nude photos of Anne Hathaway because, frankly, that’s the only definition of the word I know. The National Enquirer reports:…

The Superficial / August 5, 2008

Anne Hathaway’s private journals confiscated in FBI raid

Anne Hathaway has been doing her best to distance herself from her ex-boyfriend con man Raffaello Follieri. She’s even changed her number, and many believe she helped the FBI arrest him. But now she’s getting pulled into the investigation after her private journals were confiscated during a raid of Raffaelo’s apartment. I say around mid-afternoo…

The Superficial / July 24, 2008

Anne Hathaway might have ratted out Raffaello Follieri

Anne Hathaway’s break-up with Raffaello Follieri may have been timed a little too conveniently. A friend of the Italian con-man believes Anne cooperated with the Feds in helping them arrest Raffaello, according to NY Daily News:
“It makes sense,” the friend said. “She’s referred to as his former girlfriend in the indictment even though her…

The Superficial / June 30, 2008

Anne Hathaway’s ex is, legally speaking, in some deep shit

Raffaello Follieri is about to experience the sweet cock-slap of justice. After being arrested on charges of fraud, he was placed on $21 million bail today despite prosecutors arguing Raffaelo has the money and connections to flee the country, but his lawyer guaranteed his cooperation. Which would’ve have been believable had he not just put…

The Superficial / June 25, 2008

Anne Hathaway’s ex-boyfriend arrested for fraud

Anne Hathaway’s ex-boyfriend Raffaello Follieri has been arrested today on money laundering and wire fraud conspiracy charges. Raffaello was telling investors the Pope had placed him charge of the Catholic Church’s financial affairs which allowed him access to property being sold by the Vatican at “below market values,” according to official documents from the U.S.

The Superficial / June 24, 2008

Anne Hathaway is single (Hurray? Maybe? I dunno.)

Anne Hathaway has reportedly dumped her boyfriend Raffaello Follieri over the weekend. She got tired of things like being questioned by the IRS and swallowing balloons full of bank statements. So basically, Anne Hathaway hates true love. The Daily Mail reports
An insider tells the Mail Online that Hathaway made the painful decision to end…

The Superficial / June 18, 2008

Anne Hathaway’s boyfriend under investigation – again

Anne Hathaway’s boyfriend Italian businessman Raffaello Follieri is under investigation again. The state attorney general Andrew Andrew Cuomo is looking into Raffaello’s charity foundation after learning it’s not properly disclosing tax information, according to the New York Post:
Confirmation of the probe came after Cuomo’s office was asked whether it was aware that the foundatio…

The Superficial / June 10, 2008