Former Charlton star ‘in £5m Ponzi fraud’

A former Premier League player appeared in court today charged with spending profits from a £5 million investment fraud on ‘personal expenses and lifestyle’. Ex Charlton Athletic defender, Richard Rufus, 44, is accused of enticing investors into a massive foreign currency scam. He appeared at City of London Magistrates’ Court today in a black suit and black tie, and spoke only to confirm his name, age, and address. Roger Makanjuola, prosecuting, said: ‘The case is a matter of accepting monies…

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