PE Firm Grabs Ex-Soccer Exec's Properties In Fraud Fight

By Christopher Crosby (October 5, 2021, 4:20 PM BST) -- A judge allowed a private equity firm to take possession of several properties belonging to the former director of the Leeds United Football Club on Tuesday after he failed to attend a hearing in a £3.93 million ($5.4 million) embezzlement lawsuit. 

A High Court judge has cleared the way for GFH Capital Ltd. to possess the properties and serve eviction notices to tenants living in several apartments and a farmhouse complex owned by ex-Leeds United director David Haigh. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images) High Court Master John Dagnall cleared the way for private equity firm GFH Capital Ltd. to possess the properties and serve...

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