‘Criminal Minds’ Alum Shemar Moore to Receive More Than $60K From Castmate Who Ripped Him Off

Actor who appeared on two episodes of CBS drama bilked star’s charity after befriending him

Last Updated: August 12, 2016 @ 5:20 PM

Shemar Moore is walking into the weekend $60,000 richer.

The “Criminal Minds” alum will receive $61,084 following a plea deal from a former castmate who bilked Moore’s charity, a spokesperson for the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office told TheWrap on Friday.

Moore befriended Keith Tisdell after the latter appeared on two episodes of “Criminal Minds” as a character named Rodney Harris.

Moore portrayed Derek Morgan on the CBS series from 2005 until earlier this year.

Tisdell became involved with Moore’s charity, Baby Girl LLC, but an audit later indicated that the till for the organization was short. Tisdell was arrested on suspicion of embezzlement in January, eventually admitting to grand theft, according to the Los Angeles Times.

During Tisdell’s sentencing on Wednesday, Moore told the court that he confronted his former friend about the missing money, but Tisdell denied taking it, the Times reported.

“I’ve done a lot for him because he had me, my friends fooled,” Moore said. “I’m not here for money. I’m here because he betrayed a friendship. This is not OK. You don’t do this to people.”

As part of his plea deal, Tisdell must not only return the money to Moore, but keep his nose clean for the next three years.

A spokesperson for Shemar Moore has not yet responded to TheWrap’s request for comment.

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