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Tax Lawyer Allegedly Stole $1.2M From Former NFL Player

Nov. 3, 2017, 3:59 PM

A Northern California tax attorney surrendered to authorities Oct. 30 after being charged with a scheme to steal $1.2 million in refunds fraudulently obtained on behalf of his NFL player client, prosecutors announced in a written statement.

Hiram M. Martin is accused of falsifying returns for Antrel Rolle, a former Pro Bowl NFL safety who played for the Arizona Cardinals, New York Giants, and Chicago Bears. Rolle, who won a Super Bowl with the Giants in 2012, retired in November 2016. Martin submitted tax returns for Rolle falsely claiming millions of dollars in charitable deductions and business expenses,...

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