Guy Sebastian’s former supervisor arrested over alleged $1.15m fraud

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Guy Sebastian’s ex-manager has been arrested in Sydney over fees he allegedly defrauded the singer of greater than $1.15 million over seven years.

Titus Day, 47, was arrested at a house in Bondi simply after 6.30pm Thursday, NSW Police mentioned in a press release.

Police inquiries allegedly revealed a number of fraud offences dedicated between December 2013 and April 2020.

He was taken to Waverley Police Station, the place he’s anticipated to be charged with fraud-related offences.

Day allegedly knowingly withheld proceeds from Sebastian’s work over a seven-year-period, in keeping with The Daily Telegraph.

This arrest comes amid a livid court docket battle between the pair, with every claiming to be owed lots of of 1000’s of {dollars}.

Sebastian claims Day owes him $200,000 over an alleged breach of contract and unpaid charges, whereas the singer’s former supervisor says he’s owed $800,000.

Day beforehand instructed The Sydney Morning Herald that his enterprise was “crippled” attributable to cash allegedly owed by Sebastian.

“Guy terminated the management contract after 11-and-a-half years without notice and then refused to pay me commissions on any work that I did, even for events that had been completed. That crippled my business,” he instructed the publication.

“All income that is earned comes to the manager first and then is paid on after commissions are deducted. That’s how management deals work. Any money I am holding from royalties or otherwise is a fraction of what he refused to pay me as commissions for work I did as his manager.”

The pair labored collectively for greater than 11 years earlier than going their separate methods in 2017.

At the time Day mentioned he was “very sad to be losing Guy as a client”.

Day’s administration company, 6 Degrees Management, went into liquidation in July final yr.

He had beforehand represented different Australian celebrities together with Sophie Monk and Shannon Noll.