10 Sports Fraud Who Fooled the World
Fraud activities are not always a rare site anymore, and when it comes down to make the world go fool, sports stars are also not lacking behind! Well, indeed it is a unique site that celebrities can even cheat the world. However, you will indeed be shocked to see this! Professional athletes get a treatment like royalty, and sometimes even gods among men. It’s a type of recognition that most people dream of but rarely goes beyond the fantasy stage. Check out the 10 Sports Frauds Who Fooled the World
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Herbert John Derungs
In 2000, the Original Maple Bat Company received emails from Herbert John Derungs. After having received the bats, Derungs tried to sell them on eBay using different usernames before being arrested. He ultimately pleaded guilty to fraud and spent 21 months in jail over the stunt.
Israel “Izzy” Lang was a running back drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 18th round of the 1964 draft after finishing his college career at Tennessee State. He played four seasons with the Eagles, including two as the team’s starter, before moving on to play for the Rams for one year and then retiring in 1969.
It happened in the year of 2011 when for the first time ever a person named as Karl Power who was able to make the people a fool by disguising himself and was able to get close to the field at Old Trafford in Greater Manchester!
Now guess what you can check out- an unnamed woman was used in dating a person whom she assumed to be NBA star Jeff Turner!However she found it out in an interview when she located live NBA star Jeff Turner not recognizing her!
Can ever be a novelty goods salesperson turn out to be a famous NBA Player? Tagged as a “professional imposter”, this guy got caught in 1979 when he had wore a team uniform and then came on to the warm ups!
The news had actually shocked the world that nothing had happened to Joba Chamberlain! When it was about the greatest factor, the NBA Star had faced out almost huge scams which will turn the best things for you! For almost everyone, trhere is a huge perspective of frames which has sealed the player!
In 2010, Jerry Joseph registered at Permian High School in Odessa, Texas. Permian was made famous after being the subject of the book (and later film) Friday Night Lights. Joseph claimed he was 16 and had documentation from Haiti to prove it.
It happened in the year of 1996 when a former FIFA Player of the year was tried on to notch as an imposter! It was about George Weah who had recieved the honour but was imposted by his cousin Ali Dia!
Ronald E. Nelson
Next up in the list is always with Rocky Nelson who was actually a Major League Baseball player for 12 seasons! It happened also in the year of 1996 when a person claimed to be Nelson had acclaimed a lot of credits by himself!
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Who doesn’t know Bill Henry? Well, it happened in an incident when Bill was claimed to be death. later after almost a few days, he called the prss and then claimed to be alive!