/Ex-Redskins star Clinton Portis contemplated murder of investor who lost his fortune

Ex-Redskins star Clinton Portis contemplated murder of investor who lost his fortune

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Former NFL running back Clinton Portis recounted a strong desire to commit murder after entrusting his fortune to investors who helped drive him into bankruptcy.

Portis, who turned over a large portion of his earnings to a group of men promising safe investments to secure his retirement, described sitting outside a Washington office building intending to confront one of the individuals.

“It wasn’t no beat up. It was a kill,” Portis told Sports Illustrated in an in-depth recollection of his darkest days in 2013.

Portis’ bankruptcy filing notes at least $11 million lost through his dealings with the group, money he’d intended to use for the care of his mother and children. Those men included financial advisers Jeff Rubin, Jinesh Brahmbhatt and Fuad Ahmed. Both Rubin and Brahmbhatt were registered financial advisers with the NFL…

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