The boyfriend of former NFL nice Earl Thomas‘ ex-wife was arrested for stealing his id in an alleged $1.9 million rip-off.
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested 38-year-old New Orleans man Kevin J. Thompson, who’s in a relationship with Thomas’ ex-wife, Nina Thomas, in June, authorities told Nola.com.
Thompson is accused of cashing Thomas’ NFL checks, stealing from his checking account and transferring automotive possession for a number of automobiles.
He faces expenses “together with id theft, forgery, cash laundering, bank card fraud, laptop fraud and financial institution fraud,” based on Nola.com.
Thomas was a seven-time Pro Bowler, three-time All-Pro and one-time Super Bowl champion as a member of the Seahawks’ legendary “Legion of Boom” secondary.
His NFL profession spanned from 2010-19.
Thompson allegedly used a solid driver’s license that had his personal picture and Thomas’ info to make a bogus checking account and switch auto titles, together with one for a Rolls-Royce Cullinan SUV, which he drove to the financial institution on the day he was arrested.
He is accused of transferring the titles to “a number of” automobiles, after which promoting them.
It is unclear how he received “bodily possession” of the autos, the report stated.
The Sheriff’s Office stated Thomas’ credit score union in Texas detected suspicious exercise at Jefferson Financial in June, notifying authorities that it was not Thomas who opened an account with the New Orleans financial institution.
Thompson was arrested a second time when he tried to retrieve the Rolls-Royce on June 16 in a distinct car that had been reported stolen.
He is free on $730,000 bond, and his lawyer declined to remark to Nola.com on Tuesday.
Thomas and his ex-wife filed for divorce in 2020 and had been later concerned in a Christmas Eve incident that yr in which both brandished weapons in a parking lot argument.
The ex-NFLer was ordered to remain 400 toes from Nina, who accused Thomas of dishonest.