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SAN ANTONIO -- A former financial adviser for retired Spurs star Tim Duncan is facing fraud charges over millions of dollars in lost investments. Kevin Faulk Jersey .Charles Banks of Atlanta was arrested Friday in San Antonio on two counts of wire fraud. Banks appeared in federal court and was freed on bond.An indictment returned Thursday says Banks committed fraud while with Gameday Entertainment.The indictment says Banks encouraged the victim, identified in documents as T.D., to loan or invest millions of dollars with him since 2012. Prosecutors say Banks misrepresented the transactions.Duncan filed a lawsuit in January 2015 contending that a series of investments from 2005 to 2013 enriched Banks but were losing propositions for the two-time NBA MVP. Duncan alleged that he lost more than $25 million.I originally filed my lawsuits against Charles Banks to stop him from doing to others what he had done to me and my family, Duncan said in a statement. The U.S. Department of Justice has just taken a big step in exposing and stopping his illegal activities. I thank the U.S. Attorneys office and the FBI for working tirelessly to bring Banks to justice.Banks faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison for each count.The Associated Press contributed to this report. Steve Grogan Patriots Jersey . -- Jimmie Johnson held off a teammate, passed a pair of Hall of Famers, and dominated once more at Dover. Kevin Faulk Patriots Jersey . Louis Cardinals. Victorino is batting sixth and playing right field after missing two games because of back tightness. http:///...chi-Patriots-Jersey/ .Y. -- Leading 3-0 with only 11:25 left, the Colorado Avalanche committed a seemingly meaningless penalty to give the New York Islanders a power play. COCHABAMBA, Bolivia -- The head of the charter airline whose plane crashed in the Andes last week was detained by Bolivian prosecutors for questioning Tuesday as authorities look into whether the tragedy that killed 71 people stemmed from negligence.Gustavo Vargas, a retired Bolivian air force general, was picked up in Santa Cruz along with a mechanic and secretary who worked for him at LaMia airline. All are being questioned about their roles in letting a British-built short-range jet attempt a more than four-hour flight from Santa Cruz to Medellin, Colombia, for which it barely had enough fuel in violation of aviation norms.Prosecutors said the interrogation was expected to last eight hours and afterward they would decide whether any of the three would be formally arrested. Earlier, authorities raided the airlines offices as well as those of the agency that oversees air traffic in Bolivia.Authorities are also looking into whether LaMia, which received permission to fly only earlier this year, was favored by Vargas son, who headed the office responsible for licensing aircraft in Bolivias civil aviation agency. After the crash, LaMia had its license revoked and several aviation officials, including Vargas son, were suspended.The plane was carrying a Brazilian soccer team to the opening match in the Copa Sudamericana tournaments finals when it crashed outside Medellin on Nov. 28.Prosecutors from Brazil, Bolivia and Colombia are expected to meet Wednesday in Santa Cruz to combine efforts in determining the causes of the crash. They also are studying how the airline, which despite a dodgy history amassed an impressive list of clients from among South Americas top soccer clubs, was ever allowed to operate.One of the six survivors of the crash said Tuesday that he had been reassured by the airline before takeoff that the plane would make a refueling stop in the Bolivian town of Cobija, as it had on previous flighhts north. Andre Tippett Womens Jersey. I dont know if it was a fuel problem -- the investigation will determine that, Erwin Tumiri told The Associated Press during an interview from his modest home in Cochabamba, where he is recovering from the crash. But every time we flew we went first to Cobija and returned the same way to refuel. On this occasion they said wed do the same.Meanwhile, an employee in Bolivias aviation agency turned up Tuesday in Brazil seeking asylum.In a document widely circulating in Bolivian media, the worker, Celia Castedo, appears to have pointed out a number of irregularities in the aircrafts flight plan, including not having enough fuel, to LaMias dispatcher, who was killed in the crash. The authenticity of the document couldnt be immediately verified.Brazilian federal police said Castedo applied for refugee status upon crossing the border by land.In Bolivia, a top government official said Castedo, who was among officials suspended following the crash, was potentially evading justice and should be immediately deported.What she has done is very serious, Government minister Carlos Romero told reporters, denying that Castedo faced any persecution in Bolivia. Its a way of escaping the judicial system.Messages sent to various social media accounts apparently belonging to Castedo were not immediately returned. Reached by the AP via Facebook, Castedos son, Sebastian Castedo, said that the truth would come later by authorities other than those in Bolivia. He said he did not know his mothers whereabouts.---Associated Press writer Carlos Valdez reported this story in Cochabamba and AP writer Mauricio Savarese reported from Rio de Janeiro. AP writers Paola Flores in La Paz, Bolivia; Peter Prengaman in Rio de Janeiro; and Joshua Goodman in Bogota, Colombia, contributed to this report. Wholeslae Jerseys NFL Jerseys Cheap Wholesale NBA Jerseys Cheap NHL Jerseys Cheap MLB Jerseys Wholesale Soccer Jerseys Cheap College Jerseys Cheap Football Jerseys Cheap Basketball Jerseys Cheap Baseball Jerseys ' ' ' 
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