Monthly Archives: June 2015

Image: The Memorial Tournament Presented By Nationwide - Preview Day 3

Mickelson Is Gambling Consumer in Laundering Situation: Sources

Golfer Phil Mickelson is the “unnamed gambling consumer” pointed out in a plea agreement taken by yet another man charged in a funds laundering situation, multiple sources confirmed to NBC News on Tuesday.

Greg Silveira earlier this month reached an agreement with California prosecutors to plead guilty to 3 counts of money laundering to settles allegations he accepted a wire transfer of $ 2.7 million from a gambling client on March 26, 2010.

According to sources with knowledge of the situation, that gambling consumer is Mickelson, who has won 5 majors, and was recently ranked by Forbes as one particular of the highest paid athletes in the world. The connection was first reported by ESPN’;s “Outside the Lines” on Monday.


Image: The Memorial Tournament Presented By Nationwide - Preview Day 3
Phil Mickelson smiles for the duration of the pro-am round for The Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village Golf Club on June 3, 2015 in Dublin, Ohio.