Professional athletes earn millions of dollars but far too often are subjected to fraudulent schemes by con artists who prey on their wealth and vulnerabilities. They make as much as 80% of their lifetime earnings before age 35, yet it has been estimated that as many as 78% experience financial distress within four years following retirement. One of the biggest causes – affinity fraud! This book explores cautionary tales of professional athletes who have fallen victim to fraud, exposes those who engage in fraudulent behavior, and examines why and how they do it. Most important, this book was written to educate professional athletes about what they can do to protect themselves from being the next victim of fraud.