An accused gold digger tricked a rich Manhattan businessman into altering his will so she’d obtain his multi-million greenback fortune — then whisked him off to Paris the place he died “immediately” from an “sudden” sickness, a shocking new lawsuit prices.
Mary Djurasevic, now 52, met actual property honcho Stanley Walker when she was in her 40s and with “a historical past of partnering with a lot older, rich males,” tricking them into altering their wills “to her profit,” in accordance with the lawsuit, filed Tuesday by Walker’s sister Janet Mecca in Manhattan Supreme Court docket, and public data.
In some unspecified time in the future in the course of the couple’s years-long relationship, Djurasevic was added to Walker’s will however she discovered that two different individuals have been additionally listed as beneficiaries, so she began snooping round to determine who they have been, the lawsuit claims.
“For years previous to [Walker’s] loss of life, [Djurasevic] contacted [Mecca] on a reasonably common foundation below the guise of making an attempt to reunite her with [Walker]. She requested questions concerning the Decedent’s and the Plaintiff’s household tree,” the swimsuit states.
Walker, who was in his 70s when he met his a lot youthful lover, ultimately had a stroke throughout their romantic relationship and when he was not capable of handle his personal affairs, Djurasevic pounced, the courtroom papers declare.
“[She] started or continued using [Walker’s] funds as her personal, planning and taking costly journeys, and hiring her personal legal professional and accountant to exchange [Walker’s],” the swimsuit prices.
She additionally made strikes to “isolate” Walker “from his pals and enterprise associates, together with routing all of his telephone calls to her telephone,” the courtroom paperwork declare.
In June 2015, Djurasevic directed her attorneys to draft new papers that made her the only beneficiary of Walker’s profitable property, value between $15 to twenty million, and the trustee and executor — kicking out Mecca, who was beforehand named to supervise Walker’s fortune.
The brand new paperwork additionally included a provision that stated if Djurasevic was unable to take Walker’s property, they’d go to her “accomplice” Eerick Kross, the swimsuit says. Kross couldn’t be reached.
Someday after the papers have been signed, the ink wasn’t even dry when Djurasevic whisked Walker off to Paris — “the place he died immediately from sudden throat most cancers” about three months later, the swimsuit says.
Mecca now needs a Manhattan choose to throw out and nullify the papers Djurasevic had Walker signal, claiming he “lacked capability” and was below “duress” on the time.
The pair have been by no means married.
An legal professional for Djurasevic stated his shopper can be cleared in courtroom.
“Ms. Djurasevic denies the spurious allegations contained in Ms. Mecca’s unfounded grievance and appears ahead to a whole vindication by the courts,” Christopher Milito informed The Submit by electronic mail.
Mecca, by way of her lawyer, declined to be interviewed.
Extra reporting by Elizabeth Rosner