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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A contingent of nine former American Idol contestants have come together to plan a lawsuit against the Fox hit, accusing it of a racist conspiracy to enhance ratings.

Lawyer James H. Freeman has filed a letter, obtained by TMZ, that seeks permission from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to file said suit on behalf of clients from a number of Idol seasons.

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