FBI seizes records at business of ex-football star Arthur Marshall

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The FBI served a search warrant at a Martinez realty company today owned by a man under investigation for mortgage fraud.

The search was executed at Arthur Marshall Realty Inc. this morning, said FBI Special Agent Anthony Russo.

Agents and other local law enforcement removed business documents and computers from the business on the 400 block of South Belair Road as part of the investigation, Special Agent Russo said.

Arthur Marshall is a former Hephzibah High School, UGA and NFL football star who filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last August for another business, Custom Contractors.

A local American Legion Post is also accusing Mr. Marshall of cheating members out of more than $77,000.

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disssman
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disssman 04/03/09 - 08:08 pm
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Hard to believe and I hope

Hard to believe and I hope they are wrong.

chatter90210
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chatter90210 04/03/09 - 08:39 pm
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I'm not surprised at all.

I'm not surprised at all. Just another athlete gone bad! I'm willing to bet that there's a lot more to this than the money he scammed the American Legion out of too. My Dad worked with Arthur's Mom when we were kids and I bet she's real proud right about now. I'm kinda laughing right now..... I guess being an athlete has its perk huh pervert!

GnipGnop1
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GnipGnop1 04/03/09 - 08:59 pm
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My wife went to school with

My wife went to school with Arthur. She said you couldn't meet a finer person. Let him have his day in court before we pass judgement. He is not "just another athlete gone bad."

mike.mosley
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mike.mosley 04/03/09 - 10:43 pm
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Chatter...seems like you have

Chatter...seems like you have a chip on your shoulder about this, huh? Don't quite see where the pervert part fits into this though, maybe I'm missing something here though.

soldout
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soldout 04/03/09 - 10:48 pm
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As much money as pros make

As much money as pros make they could put 75% in tax free bonds or CDs and just do volunteer work the rest of their lives and never have a financial concern.

I know it is the challenge of achievemnet and wanting to continue the sucess on the field to off the field but just do that with 10% of your net worth.

chatter90210
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chatter90210 04/03/09 - 11:27 pm
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I'm willing to bet there is a

I'm willing to bet there is a lot more going on here than just what's being reported. I hear that his own kids don't even want anything to do with him. The dumb bastard even asked my girlfriend in an email if she liked anal sex. This guy owns the Family Y? [filtered word]?

purmkinhed
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purmkinhed 04/04/09 - 12:00 am
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Well that's pretty crappy

Well that's pretty crappy thing to do to your girlfriend but what do you expect from someone who'd steal from our Vets!

Brad Owens
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Brad Owens 04/04/09 - 12:35 am
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Somehow talking about anal

Somehow talking about anal sex and then someone saying it is a pretty crappy thing to do in punny to me? Pun intended?

GnipGnop1
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GnipGnop1 04/04/09 - 12:41 am
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And you can prove this how?

And you can prove this how? Maybe your g/f asked him a few things she isn't telling you. You are a moron. Please don't have any kids your family gene pool needs more cholrine.

Rose
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Rose 04/04/09 - 05:41 am
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GnipGnop my oldest son also

GnipGnop my oldest son also went to school with him at Hephzibah High.My son graduated in 1986. He is my son who had surgery for cancer, and the outlook is great. He returned to work Thursday.

JENASIX
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JENASIX 04/04/09 - 07:53 am
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You be surprised, I did not

You be surprised, I did not know that Augusta had that many black owned business here.It bring flash black when the FBI raided former state senate Charles Walker business.What the FBI need to do is raid some of these korean stores,in Augusta, that sell bogus clothes and leave the black business alone because all this is hear say.

themaninthemirror
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themaninthemirror 04/04/09 - 08:31 am
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Arthur Marshall was also the

Arthur Marshall was also the owner of Augusta Fitness and Training Center, which was formerly Power House Gym, that went out of business overnight. People were showing up to work out as equipment was being carted out the door. Given the fact that Arthur acquired this business from another Augusta businessman who had questionable business practices, he may have gotten in over his head. Let's wait and see how it all pans out.

karmakills123
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karmakills123 04/04/09 - 08:58 am
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charles walker was and is a

charles walker was and is a low down bottom feeding crook..jena seems like arthur is following his footsteps....birds of a feather..........................

crackertroy
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crackertroy 04/04/09 - 09:05 am
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Sure, Arthur Marshall is a
Unpublished

Sure, Arthur Marshall is a heck of a nice guy, he may just not know what he's doing business wise. Catching a football and running a business = two very different things. I don't suspect ill-intent on Marshall's part.

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patriciathomas 04/04/09 - 09:14 am
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Well said crackertroy. Many

Well said crackertroy. Many have had business problems because they can handle the business but can't handle the paperwork. I don't know enough from this article to make any guesses.

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cparker 04/04/09 - 09:49 am
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Arthur is a very nice guy,

Arthur is a very nice guy, but he did get in bed with some realtors that should never be trusted. I know this is going to be something Arthur did not do personally, but he is the owner & his former broker is still a crook. An aweful lot of his closings were directed to Billy Key's office on Deans Bridge Rd & that attorney is currently serving a prison sentence for fraud. Arthur is a smart business person that has entrusted people that has taken advantage of his name and good grace. He should have known not to asociate with his former broker, but now he is going to be handed his [filtered word]!! Just watch and see...

WW1949
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WW1949 04/04/09 - 10:25 am
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cparker, don't be so nieve to

cparker, don't be so nieve to think that someone who is getting money does not know where or how it was gained. I have been involved in running a business for 40 years and I know where all my money comes from.

WW1949
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WW1949 04/04/09 - 10:27 am
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Billy Key has always been

Billy Key has always been questionable. I did some work for him when he was remodeling houses for low income people that received free money from the City of Augusta. Took a long time to get paid and I only did one job for him. His dad was also an attorney and a very trustworthy person.

WW1949
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WW1949 04/04/09 - 10:37 am
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As much money as pros make

As much money as pros make they could put 75% in tax free bonds or CDs and just do volunteer work the rest of their lives and never have a financial concern. I know it is the challenge of achievemnet and wanting to continue the sucess on the field to off the field but just do that with 10% of your net worth.

This is so right but that will never happen because they think they have to have all kind of people around them, monster homes and numerous expensive cars. So So Stupid an attitude. They almost always end up broke.

TechLover
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TechLover 04/04/09 - 03:10 pm
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UGAly

UGAly

chatter90210
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chatter90210 04/04/09 - 03:43 pm
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TechLover..... Good job......

TechLover..... Good job...... Maybe when he goes to jail he can have some anal sex as some white guys 'Bubba!"
THWG!

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Just My Opinion 04/04/09 - 05:40 pm
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chatter...sounds like you got

chatter...sounds like you got some friends you could personally set him up with! Guess you made a "love connection" when you were in the joint, huh?

chatter90210
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chatter90210 04/04/09 - 08:47 pm
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Just My Opinion you are just

Just My Opinion you are just an idiot. Plus he did play at UGAY!

manage
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manage 04/04/09 - 09:11 pm
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cparker just so you know

cparker just so you know when you use the term broker it usually refers to one person the person running the company. You indicated that Arthur Marshalls Broker was a crook. You dont know his broker, if you are referring to an agent that he used in the past you need to make that clear. Arthur Marshall Realty is not under investigation for any thing, it just happen to be owned by Arthur and never has been invloved with any of the transactions dealing with the investigation. The Broker of the company is not involved and has never been involved with shady deals so be careful of what you write. It could cause you problems.

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nicknack69 04/04/09 - 09:21 pm
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Ummm...I knew something was

Ummm...I knew something was not quite right with MR. Suave'
Had to have what he thought was the hottest woman in the CSRA,
sponsored in earlier years events that should have been youth driven and asked several adults to volunteer their time(which was done) and specifically at one event at a local school gym in concessions he had his Ms.Business Sister walking around with a zipper bag collecting funds as if the volunteers were going to STEAL something from him. If you volunteer why would you take from a youth event? duhhhhhh. Well now that the rubber meets the road it all comes full circle. The thief has been caught. We think of others as we are. So he thought everybody was going to take something from him but who got caught? OK Ms. Nett flaunt your brothers success NOW! I hope he pays for everything he has done. And by the way I now the youth never benefited from any of the so called "Charity Events." Things have a way of turning around slapping you in the face. Sponsor An Event From Prison, Art. Remember the Jones Creek Days..

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