BY John fenster
A former Jaguars employee charged with wire fraud for $22 million in fraudulent credit card purchases.
Amit Patel used his position as the sole administrator of the team's virtual credit card program to disguise personal expenses as business expenses.
He reportedly misused the Jaguars' virtual credit cards to buy various items, including expensive travel and a $95,000 watch.
The Jaguars referred to as "Business A" in court records, confirmed that they were affected by Patel's alleged crimes.
We have fully cooperated with the FBI and the U.S. Attorney's Office during their investigation. We appreciate their efforts.
The person charged was a former manager who used their position to commit financial fraud for personal gain.
No access to football secrets or information. The team hired law and accounting firms to review the situation.
The review found no other team employees involved in or aware of the criminal activity.