Too often we here these stories connected to professional athletes.
According to a breaking news report from the Associated Press, an unidentified former National Football League player is currently bringing a lawsuit against his former financial adviser, claiming that he stole $4.5 million dollars from him.
The player was not identified in the report, however the Associated Press has revealed that he is a former player who spent several years as a member of the Indianapolis Colts, and furthermore provided the indemnity of the financial manger, Kenneth Ray Cleveland, 63, of Agoura Hills, California.
Cleveland is now reportedly facing a total of 10 different charges in connection with the scam and could be spend up to 20 years in prison for his crimes.
"People place great trust in those who help manage and invest their hard-earned money," said U.S. Attorney Josh Minkler. "Exploiting that trust for personal gain through lies and deception is a crime that this office takes very seriously."