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Dallas Cowboys Star Sued

You Can't HIDE

from Your $2 Million Debt!!

3/7/2012 12:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

0227_keith_brooking_EX_01Dallas Cowboys linebacker Keith Brooking is the mastermind in a diabolical scheme to screw Wells Fargo out of $2 MILLION ... this according to a new lawsuit obtained by TMZ.

Brooking -- a 13-year NFL vet who signed a 3-year $6 million contract in 2009 -- has been sued in federal court in Georgia ... where he allegedly took out 2 separate loans in 2008 which totaled $1,996,224.73.

But according to the suit, Brooking "realized he would not be able to meet his obligations" to Wells Fargo ... and secretly embarked on a "systematic effort to hinder, delay and defraud" the bank.

WF claims Brooking began to hide all of his substantial assets, including property in Georgia, Florida and South Carolina ... so the bank couldn't go after his homes to satisfy the debt.

According to the lawsuit, the plan was simple ... Brooking simply transferred the deeds out of his name to various "insiders, affiliates and relatives."

The bank is asking the judge to clear a legal path so it can go after Keith's property.

But a rep for Brooking tells TMZ "There is absolutely no evidence whatsoever to support Wells Fargo’s allegations that Keith transferred any properties ... to fraudulently conceal assets."

The rep adds, "These allegations are completely unfounded and Keith is and will continue to defend himself vigorously against these allegations."

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16.

Ishcabibble    

These comments defending the bank are abhorrent and are obviously wells fargo minions. wells fargo deserves ZERO sympathy as they have defrauded countless customers with horrific customer service, false loan docs, fraudulent foreclosure practices, the list goes on. All you have to do is a little bit of research on them and you will see how these vultures have screwed people over and over and over and over.
wells fargo - your cries fall on deaf ears.

858 days ago
17.

Ishcabibble    

wells fargo has countless lawsuits filed against them from their overdraft fees, to auction rate securities and the mortgage fraud is through the roof.
Go to google.
Type in "wells fargo sued", then sit back, relax and enjoy the show.

858 days ago
18.

kerrybabyxx    

He's a babe...

858 days ago
19.

_][ Character_Assassin ][_    

This guy could play Rambo.

858 days ago
20.

jan    

TMZ slowwwwwwwwwwwww!

858 days ago
21.

jan    

Keith, if you owe the debt--FREAKIN PAY IT!!!!!!!!!! Everyone has the mentality of plintifs on Judge Joe Brown show!!!

858 days ago
22.

DonutWars.com    

Right

convict him

858 days ago
23.

Go    

WF is well…….f!@k. Another case of a bank trying to ruin someone via reputation. What about all the bail out they received from using Brooking and our taxes. The greed machine that is what these banks are. We should boycott wf and bka. I don’t bank with them or any other major bank.

856 days ago
24.

Graham    

Anyone who knows Keith knows this is so utterly ridiculous, it's laughable. Keith's moral compass is unwavering and set to biblical. You would be hard pressed to find a more honest human being who has done more for his community.

851 days ago
25.

Emily    

I just do not understand how some celebrities or just people with stable and good income can be so irresponsible about their debts. What do they expect for? That their debts will be forgiven by the lenders just because they are stars and famous people? $2 millions is such an amount of money which can be hard for a simple person to imagine. Even if the interest rate on this loan is low then there’s still lots of money to pay back. Needless to say that if you take out loans or instant payday loans then you need to make payments on time. If you can not do that then contact the lender and explain your situation but do not pretend that you do not have any debt because such a financial behavior will simply destroy your credit and reputation.

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