Now the 36-year-old athlete has $12,000 on his balance sheet.
Jamaican sprinter, eight-time Olympic champion in track and field athletics Usain Bolt lost more than $12.7 million. Money from his account with the Jamaican investment company Stocks & Securities Limited disappeared in early January, according to the Daily Mail.
Only 12 thousand dollars remained on the balance of the 36-year-old athlete. Currently, Stocks & Securities Limited is checking, its representatives did not comment on the incident with Bolt. At the same time, the company said that earlier in January, as a result of fraud, several of its customers lost millions of dollars.
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Bolt’s lawyers demanded that Stocks & Securities Limited return the money within ten days. Otherwise, they will sue her.
Usain Bolt is the only athlete to win the 100m and 200m sprints at three consecutive Olympic Games. He won gold in Beijing 2008, London 2012 and Rio de Janeiro 2016.
Bolt retired from sports in 2017. According to the Daily Mail, his fortune is estimated at $90 million. At his peak, the sprinter was earning over $31 million a year.