Ryan Sheckler’s ex-CFO, Matthew Mercuro, has been charged with two felony counts of grand theft for allegedly embezzling over $365,000 from the pro skater.
According to the Orange County Register:
Matthew Mercuro, 36, of San Clemente is charged with two felony counts of grand theft with sentencing enhancements if convicted for excessive taking over $200,000 and $65,000, according to the Orange County District Attorney’s Office.
Mercuro worked for companies owned by professional skateboarder Ryan Sheckler and transferred the funds from the companies to personal accounts of his wife and a friend, prosecutors said.
Mercuro was arrested Friday in San Clemente.
His arraignment is scheduled for Tuesday. If convicted, he faces a maximum sentence of six years and eight months in state prison.