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Dublin man guilty for stealing from NBA players

Dublin man guilty for stealing from NBA players



For a while Dublin man Haider Zafar rolled around in his yellow Ferrari, white Bentley convertible or black Cadillac Escalade. The catch was, they weren’t really his. Thursday Zafar plead guilty to five counts of wire fraud which accounted for millions taken from Michael Miller, James Jones and Rashard Lewis, all of whom at one point played for the Miami Heat. The team even gave him premium three-season ticket package that has a check out price around $1 million. Zafar scammed these players by promising huge investment opportunities that would have quick turn arounds. Once he had the NBA players’ money he bought cars like Aston Martins, a Maserati, a Lamborghini and a Rolls-Royce convertible, but his spending was caught by the IRS who began investigating considering such spending from someone can seem pretty fishy.

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