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Los Angeles police are investigating allegations of elder abuse suffered by Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee.
A restraining order has been filed against Lee’s caretaker and business partner, Keya Morgan, who was arrested on Monday on suspicion of filing a false police report.
It’s the latest development in a strange saga that reached new heights in a Hollywood Reporter story that alleged years of elder abuse against Lee by his close advisers.

On Wednesday, a temporary restraining order was issued against Keya Morgan, a longtime business manager and adviser to Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee. The order revealed that Los Angeles police were investigating claims of elder abuse suffered by the 95-year-old co-creator of Marvel superheroes such as Spider-Man, Iron Man, the X-Men, and Fantastic Four.

It’s the latest development in a saga that reached new heights in a Hollywood Reporter story published in April. The story uncovered a nasty battle over Lee’s estate, and contained allegations of years of elder abuse.

THR obtained an early February declaration signed by Lee and coordinated by his attorney, Tom Lallas. The document claimed that three men, including Morgan, had tried inserting themselves into Lee’s 67-year-old daughter J.C.’s life in order to take advantage of her and Lee — and then gain control of Lee’s assets, property, and money.

Lee’s estate is worth over $50 million, according to Wednesday’s restraining order.

Lallas filed the restraining order against Morgan on Lee’s behalf. Lallas claimed he was pushed out as Lee’s lawyer in February after Lee (or someone else, as THR noted) changed his mind about the declaration. Lallas said Morgan “inserted himself into Mr. Lee’s life” after the death of Lee’s wife last year. The order claimed Morgan took advantage of Lee’s poor hearing, vision, and judgment; moved Lee from …read more

Source:: Business Insider

      

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