A Missouri man has been sentenced to 15 months in prison for defrauding an NFL player out of $250,000.
Federal prosecutors say 43-year-old Abayomi Jamil Martin of O’Fallon must also repay the money to Dallas Cowboys player Brandon Carr, along with $11,000 to credit card companies.
Martin pleaded guilty of wire fraud in March. Martin claimed to be part-owner of Famous Nobodys clothing company when he convinced Carr to invest.
The company is real but Martin isn’t affiliated with it, and he used the money for personal expenses, a down-payment on a home, and to fund pro boxers in Las Vegas..