BOOSTER/PONZI SCHEMER NEVIN SHAPIRO POSES FOR A PHOTO WITH FORMER MIAMI PLAYER KELLEN WINSLOW JR. AND HIS GRAPEFRUIT SIZED TESTICLES
It turns out that The U had The Yacht.
A convicted ponzi schemer, who bilked investors out of hundreds of millions of dollars, is seeking to cut a deal with the feds. Nevin Shapiro is singing like a canary. Shapiro stole over $900 million. He claims he gave University of Miami football players cash, jewelry, prostitutes and in at least one case paid for an abortion. At least 72 athletes received millions of dollars from Shapiro according to one report. Numerous media sourcestalked about Shapiro’s mega-sized yact that he lent to players.
In a nearly yearlong investigation, Yahoo! Sports found proof of at least 72 football players receiving money and gifts from Shapiro. They have reviewed 20,000 pages of Shapiro’s finacial and business records and 5,000 pages of his cell phone records. Shapiro also turned over photos and receipts.
Before he was sent off to prison, Shapiro maintained a highly visible profile and was photographed with numerous luminaries from The U including former players like Kellen Winslow Jr. and University of Miami President Donna Shalala.
OH, LOOK. IT’S SHAPIRO HANDING UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI PRESIDENT AND FORMER CLINTON CABINET OFFICIAL DONNA SHALALA A “FUND RAISING” CHECK FOR $50,000