Found August 27, 2013 on Crossover Chronicles:
PLAYERS: James JonesRashard Lewis
TEAMS: Miami Heat
Everyone knows stories of NBA players getting involved in bad investments with distant relatives or shady businessmen or, even, trusted fiduciaries like agents or managers. The cold reality of the NBA is that young men who typically have not had a lot of money in their lives are given a whole lot of money very quickly. We all saw Broke on ESPN and read the Sports Illustrated article which came out in March 2009. The investigation of Haider Zafar in a federal court in Ohio for a fraud scheme that includes several real estate investments has drawn in several Miami Heat players, including Mike Miller, James Jones and Rashard Lewis. A witness in the case testified Monday that Zafar ripped off several Heat players as part of his real estate scheme. From the Associated Press: The witness who testified during Thursday's hearing, international-investment attorney Andrew Fine, said some Heat players, including former forward Mike Miller, and other Florida residents invested $8 mi...
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