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Beverly Hills real estate agent and accomplice accused of burglarizing celebrities

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Posted at 8:40 AM, Aug 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-25 11:40:30-04

BEVERLY HILLS (CNN) — Beverly Hills real estate agent Jason Emil Yaselli and an accomplice, Benjamin Eitan Ackerman, are accused of burglarizing the homes of celebrities, including Usher and Adam Lambert, sometimes during open-house viewings, according to prosecutors.

The two are also accused by the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office of taking more than $500,000 through fraud and embezzlement.

Prosecutors say that, from December of 2016 to August of 2018, Ackerman stole items from 14 homes to make payments on Yaselli's credit card.

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