Former Jacksonville Jaguars Staffer Accused Of Stealing $22M

  • A former financial manager of the Jacksonville Jaguars is facing allegations of embezzling over $22 million from the franchise through its virtual credit card program spanning from 2019 to 2023, as outlined in a seven-page court filing.
  • Amit Patel, employed by the Jaguars for a five-year period commencing in 2018, has been charged with one count of wire fraud and one count of an illegal monetary transaction, according to documents submitted to the U.S. District Court in Jacksonville.
  • The filing notes that, if convicted, Patel may be subject to forfeiting property and assets acquired or financed with the misappropriated funds.