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Anne H's Ex is Going to Hell ... and Maybe Jail Too

6/24/2008 11:09 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Good thing Anne Hathaway got real smart and recently cut bait on her Italian BF -- now he's been arrested on federal wire fraud, conspiracy and money laundering charges for claiming to be associated with the Pope!

Zach Braff-alike Raffaello Follieri is due in Manhattan Federal court on Tuesday, accused by the FBI of lying to an investor, saying he'd been appointed the chief financial officer of the Vatican. In the Fed's complaint, Anne is mentioned -- not by name, but as RaFo's "girlfriend" -- and as the beneficiary of some of his allegedly ill-gotten gains.

Cops say because people believed his faux Vatican connection, he was able to buy properties owned by the Catholic church in the U.S. at a way cheaper rate.

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john wayne gacy    

just say NO to the FIRST !

2281 days ago

Lord Snooty    

And nobody checked his story out ? Chief financial officer of the Vatican... should not be that difficult to verify if it's true or it it's bull ?

2281 days ago


what ever

2281 days ago


ya you wont post my post

2281 days ago

john wayne gacy    

what color is he ?

well, there you go.....

2281 days ago


He actually looks more like David Duchovny.

Other than that, she couldn't BE more boring and he is noteworthy only because of her. Hence, snoooooooooze.

2281 days ago

wasted days and wasted nights    

You're makin' me mad, TMZ--get smart and get us a better pic of that schweet lovely.

2281 days ago

wasted days and wasted nights    

Thanks, TMZ. Devil Wears Prada may have been a chick flick but that was okay with me 'cuz the chick in the flick was Anne :)

2281 days ago


Ann is a beautiful and talented Actress but I think she either needs to lose this looser; or maybe she is not so bright.
All we ever get on this guy is that he is bad news; whey is she so sold on him?

2281 days ago


If someone tells me they are the money man behind the Vatican, I'm going to give him the squint-eye and get on the horn checking him out from his loafers to his dandruff shampoo.

Seriously, it's difficult to believe that anyone would actually give someone his age anything more than bubblegum money to invest.

2281 days ago


I saw her breast in Brokeback Mountain.

2281 days ago

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