In 2011, Weiss was charged with molestation after one of his clients came forward with a recording of Weiss admitting his crimes. He was sentenced to a year in jail and five years probation. An Open Secret revealed he served just six months of that time in jail. He currently registered as a sex offender in California. The film claims he is still managing and working to “lighten sex offender laws” in California.
Prosecutors in Los Angeles brought a criminal complaint against child talent manager Martin Weiss in 2011, charging him with eight felony counts related to his alleged sexual abuse of an aspiring singer and actor. Weiss pleaded no contest to two counts of committing lewd acts on a child. He spent about six months in jail and registered as a sex offender.