Howard K. Stern, who was once Anna Nicole Smith‘s lawyer and boyfriend, has been convicted of conspiracy in the Los Angeles Superior Court for aiding the star’s prescription drug problem that ultimately led to her death.
Stern’s exact charges were a count of conspiring to prescribe prescription drugs using fraudulent
means and a count of conspiring to furnish prescription drugs to an
addict. He was acquitted of seven other charges, including another conspiracy
charge and charges of unlawfully prescribing a controlled substance and
obtaining a prescription for an opiate using false information.
]]>Khristine Eroshevich, was also convicted on four charges — the same two conspiracy charges that Stern was convicted of, as well as two counts of obtaining a prescription for opiates using a false name. Sandeep Kapoor, another of Smith’s doctors, was cleared on all counts. Both Stern and Eroshevich face three or more years in prison. The sentencing is schedule for Jan. 6. Follow Zap2it and Zap2it Andrea on Twitter and Zap2it on Facebook for the latest TV, movie and celebrity news. Photo credit: Getty Images