Best-selling novelist Patricia Cornwell has won a $50.9 million judgment against her former accounting firm Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP and a former principal at the firm who acted as her money manager.

Cornwell had sued the firm and former Anchin principal Evan Snapper, blaming them for bad financial advice, unsuccessful real estate deals and an overly aggressive investment strategy that cost her a sizable amount of her fortune (see Novelist Patricia Cornwell Blames Accountants for High Spending).

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