October 24, 2020

North Carolina Accountant Convicted of Felony Assault and Kidnapping

32-year-old Timothy David Rickman – accused of breaking into the home of ex-girlfriend Michelle Deak in January 2009, stabbing her in the head, burning her arm with a cigarette lighter and choking her, as well as hitting her 8-year-old daughter – has accepted a plea bargain in his bizarre case. Rickman will serve 60 days in jail, with 120 days of electronic monitoring after and 5 years of probation.

If Rickman violates his probation, he could serve at least four years in prison and up to six and a half years.

Rickman’s lawyer Bernard Condlin insists that accepting the plea does not translate into an admission of guilt for his client but states that Rickman takes responsibility for the charges and their consequences (er, isn’t that an admission of guilt?).

We were unable to find a record of Rickman in the North Carolina Board of Accountancy’s database, so it can be assumed he just wasn’t cut out to be a CPA. I guess that means the integrity of the profession isn’t at all dented by this little aggro freak show’s actions?

32-year-old Timothy David Rickman – accused of breaking into the home of ex-girlfriend Michelle Deak in January 2009, stabbing her in the head, burning her arm with a cigarette lighter and choking her, as well as hitting her 8-year-old daughter – has accepted a plea bargain in his bizarre case. Rickman will serve 60 days in jail, with 120 days of electronic monitoring after and 5 years of probation.

If Rickman violates his probation, he could serve at least four years in prison and up to six and a half years.

Rickman’s lawyer Bernard Condlin insists that accepting the plea does not translate into an admission of guilt for his client but states that Rickman takes responsibility for the charges and their consequences (er, isn’t that an admission of guilt?).

We were unable to find a record of Rickman in the North Carolina Board of Accountancy’s database, so it can be assumed he just wasn’t cut out to be a CPA. I guess that means the integrity of the profession isn’t at all dented by this little aggro freak show’s actions?

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