Kroll finds £36m hole in Cobain's accounts
Fraudsters dip in to deceased Nirvana star's fortune during five-year spending spree- widow says she raised the alarm, but no one believed her
Forensic accountants Kroll
have uncovered a £36m black hole in Kurt Cobain’s accounts after being called in
by the deceased rock star’s widow.
After getting hold of Cobain’s social security number, fraudsters used the
details to buy a £1.6m house and set up 188 credit cards.The fraudsters also
stole cheques and bought cars, Kroll found.
Courtney Love told
Sun: I knew it had been going on since when I went cuckoo — bananas — in
2003. It was fraud after fraud. But nobody believed me until now.’