Guy Sebastian's manager Titus Day celebrates shock court win as his jail ... trends now
Guy Sebastian's former manager will stand trial for a second time over allegations he embezzled the singer's earnings after an earlier jail sentence was quashed.
Titus Emanuel Day was jailed for at least two and a half years in November 2022 after a jury found him guilty of 34 of 47 fraud-related charges, including embezzling more than $620,000.
Mr Day was also ordered to pay the vast sum back to Mr Sebastian, but has always maintained his innocence. Earlier this year he launched a desperate appeal to overturn the charges.
That appeal was granted on Wednesday, with Court of Criminal Appeal Justice Carolyn Simpson ordering for the conviction to be quashed and a new trial to be held.
The court was told Justice Hament Dhanji and Justice Julia Lonergan agreed with Justice Simpson's findings, with Mr Day ordered to reappear before the District Court next week.
Court of Criminal Appeal Justice Carolyn Simpson granted Titus Emanuel Day's (pictured) appeal and overturned his conviction. Mr Day was jailed for at least two and a half years in November 2022 after a jury found him guilty of 34 of 47 fraud-related charges
Lawyer Bret Walker SC previously told the court that the appeal was based on three grounds, with the first alone acquitting Day if it succeeded in the Court of Appeals.
Mr Walker argued Mr Day was not the pop singer's clerk, as he had a