A closer look reveals someone with questionable character at best, and outright criminal tendencies at worst.
Based on court documents and two sources, ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” reported in March that Lefty was part of “an illegal gambling operation which accepted and placed money on sporting events.” He reportedly was the unnamed “gambling client” who had approximately $2.75 million laundered by a sports handicapper who pleaded guilty.
When this story first broke, we were told Mickelson traded stock options. Now they say he traded actual shares. Does anyone have a link to a full write-up by the SEC? I’d like to determine what it was. Very shoddy reporting, as there is a big difference.