Charles Banks—Financial Mismanagement

Ponzi scheme attorneysFormer NBA Legend Tim Duncan Allegedly Lost More than $20 Million under Broker Charles Banks

Tim Duncan is one of the greatest NBA players of all time. Unfortunately, things have apparently not gone as smoothly off the court.

Tim Duncan allegedly lost most than $20 million after trusting his hard-earned cash with financial adviser Charles Banks, according to a law suit filed against Banks.

Duncan sued his former financial adviser, Charles Banks, and also filed a second lawsuit which claimed that Banks compelled Duncan into purportedly risky investments resulting in huge financial losses, according to court documents from Texas.

Charles Banks Allegedly Coerced Tim Duncan to Invest into Various Entities in Which Banks Purportedly Held a Financial Stake; Banks Also Allegedly Defrauded Tim Duncan through a $7.5

Banks reportedly started working with Duncan as early as 1998. Banks allegedly convinced the man known as “the Big Fundamentals” to put his hard-earned cash into hotels, beauty products, wineries and sports merchandise, according to reports from the Lone Star State.

Unbeknownst to Duncan, however, Banks allegedly held a financial interest in the aforementioned entities, said reports note. In addition, Banks, a private-equity investor, also allegedly defrauded Duncan through a $7.5 million loan to Gameday, a company Banks purportedly controlled, said reports claim.

Finally, Gameday also took a $6 million bank loan with money that Duncan alleges was his forged signature, reports from Texas note.

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The Peiffer Rosca Wolf securities lawyers assist investors who lose money as a result of investment fraud. They take most cases of this type on a contingency fee basis and advance the case costs, and only get paid for their fees and costs out of money they recover for their clients.

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Alan Rosca (1225 Posts)

Alan is a securities lawyer. He also teaches Securities Regulation at the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. He focuses his legal practice on complex commercial and financial litigation and arbitration, particularly in the areas of securities and investment fraud. His office is in Cleveland, Ohio.


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