Adam Meyer the South Florida betting expert who called himself “the sports consultant to the stars” was sentenced to prison on Friday for ripping off more than $45 million from one of his clients.
Meyer’s bizarre methods included pretending he was other people, adopting a bad fake Chinese accent and making up a story that his life was being threatened in order to extort and defraud a wealthy businessman for four years, court records show.
During much of the time that he was secretly committing those crimes, his defense team says Meyer was also providing information to federal agents and the Broward Sheriffs Office to help them prosecute other people.
Meyer, 44, of Southwest Ranches, was sentenced…
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