Washington Redskins running back Adrian Peterson what "trusting the wrong people," his attorney said, and is deeply in debt after making nearly $ 100 million in his career.
Peterson is being sued for failing to pay back a $ 5.2 million
According to The Athletic, Peterson owes, after interest and legal fees, $ 6.6 million to DeAngelo Vehicle Sales, has claimed that he has been on a loan in the lawsuit filed in New York. Peterson had borrowed money from the lending company to pay off other creditors. So he must pay a combined $ 3 million to two other creditors.
"The truth behind Adrian Peterson's current financial situation is more than that being reported at this time," Peterson's attorney Chase Carlson said Tuesday in a statement. Adrian and his family look forward to sharing more details when appropriate. "
Carlson declined further comment.
According to the Athletic, Peterson had defaulted on other loans, the $ 5.2 million loan from DVS on Oct. 26, 201
Peterson still owes $ 600,000 to Crown, and a Maryland last week said he must pay $ 2.4 million to Democracy Capital Corp., The Athletic reported
Peterson in another lawsuit, Peterson's attorney said there was a conflict of interest. That led to a judge canceling Peterson's deposition Monday. Peterson's side said: "Peterson's counsel, my firm has never held Mr. Peterson out as a client to third parties," DVS attorney Darren Heitner said Tuesday via e-mail. Mr. Peterson's Heitner Legal was never communicating with Mr. Peterson. "Mr. Peterson's tactics as nothing more than the latest attempt to
Added Heitner: "I have no knowledge as to Mr. Peterson's personal assets." Based on experience, creditors with judgments in hand may be able to garnish some of his future wages. " The Redskins report to training camp Wednesday. Peterson wants to enter camp competing with Derrius Guice for the starting running back position. Peterson, who rushed for 1,042 yards last season, signed a two-year deal worth $ 5 million and includes $ 1.5 million annual incentives.