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Mass.: Director inflated costs for film tax credit
A movie director has been charged with inflating expenses in his application for Massachusetts’ film-tax credits, resulting in about $4.7 million in overpayments.
The state attorney general’s office says Daniel Adams was arrested Thursday in Boston. He was arraigned Friday in Boston Municipal Court on charges of larceny and making a false claim against the commonwealth.
In one instance, prosecutors allege Adams reported paying Richard Dreyfuss $2.5 million, when the actor actually was paid $400,000.
Mr. Adams is accused of inflating expenses for two films, “The Golden Boys” and “The Lightkeepers.” Both were shot on Cape Cod.
• Compiled from Web and wire service reports.
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