Blues singer Robert Cray is singing the blues about his accountants, and taking them to court. Cray filed a suit in Los Angeles Superior Court against Chapnick, Smuckler & Associates, and its principals Jerry Chapnick and Keith Smuckler, according to CBS. He accuses the firm of cheating him, his wife, and their company, charging them with fraud, negligence, and breach of contract and fiduciary duty. The Crays claim the firm did not inform them it was drawing up to $235,000 from their credit line. They say Chapnick, Smuckler also did not check on whether the Crays were entitled to a $55,000 refund in taxes they paid in the United Kingdom. In addition, the Crays blame the firm for a $2,000 penalty on unpaid property taxes. After they engaged the firm around the end of 2001, the Crays learned the firm was not licensed to operate in the state of California. They sacked the firm in August 2006.
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