Russell Erxleben, Former NFL Kicker, Arrested for Ponzi Scheme

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Russell Erxleben has been arrested for kicking a financial plot way outside the uprights of the law.

According to The Associated Press, the former NFL player was arrested yesterday on allegations that he schemed investors out of more than $2 million between 2005 and 2009.

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Erxleben, an ex-placekicker for the Saints and Lions, faces count of money laundering and security fraud. The maximum sentence for these charges? Over 100 years in jail!

That's worse than actually being stuck on the Lions!

In 1999, Erxleben was sentenced to seven years behind bars after robbing other investors of $36 million. He stills owes $28 million in restitution from that incident.

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