Blackpools Jason Euell goes bankrupt
By Daily Mail
Updated Monday, 24th January 2011
Blackpool forward Jason Euell has filed for bankruptcy after discovering he was the victim of fraud.
Euell, 33, found that his signature had been forged on documents after a property business he had invested in had failed. His case was listed at Kingston-upon-Thames County Court last Monday.
Euell said: 'Six years ago I invested in a property company with a friend of mine, which due to a number of factors in the last year has failed.
Court case: Euell (left), who his name as a forward at Wimbledon and Charlton
'I recently noticed some financial discrepancies and discovered my signature had been forged on documents.
'I have now put a legal team in place to investigate this.
'I have also taken professional advice as a result of which I filed for bankruptcy.'
Euell, a former Jamaica international who made his name with Wimbledon and Charlton, earns around £7,500 per week and has taken home around £6million in his 16-year career, according to The Sun.
According to details of the bankruptcy, the order will be automatically discharged after 12 months.
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Source: Daily Mail