Former Jaguars employee accused of stealing millions from team used most of the money to gamble on sports, attorney says

Posted on AllSides December 7th, 2023
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The lawyer for a former financial planning manager for the Jacksonville Jaguars accused of stealing more than $22 million from the franchise said he spent most of that money gambling on sports. In a news release Thursday, the attorney for Amit Patel said his client will plead guilty to the charges of wire fraud and making illegal transactions and that he checked into a rehabilitation center this spring. Patel met with NFL officials in February who were investigating his gambling activities, primarily involving sports betting on websites...

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