How is it possible that one of the nastiest divorces in sport’s ownership history still isn’t a wrap? When one party feels they were duped out of additional cash from the sell of the team, that’s how. Former Dodgers CEO Jamie McCourt received $131 million (tax free) in her divorce settlement from ex-husband Frank McCourt plus a few houses. Jamie wants the agreement thrown out because she believes she was misled about the value of the Dodgers who were later sold for $2 billion.
Frank McCourt’s lawyer Robert Sacks says his client’s ex-wife was provided the team’s financial documents prior to the settlement being reached in October 2011 and that her lawyers weren’t on their job.
“There is not a scintilla of evidence to support Jamie’s ever-changing claims,” Sacks said during closing arguments of a non-jury trial. “It lacks credibility.”
Jamie McCourt is accusing her ex-husband of fraud by misrepresenting the Dodger assets as worth less than $300 million during their divorce when in real