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Maurice Douglass of the Chicago Bears testified...

Maurice Douglass of the Chicago Bears testified that agent Lloyd Bloom had threatened to “have somebody break my legs” if Douglass stopped doing business with Bloom and Norby Walters without returning money and cars given him by the agents.

But lawyers for Walters and Bloom argued that Douglass was “double-dealing” by signing with them and with another agent at the same time.

The New York-based agents are on trial in Chicago for fraud, racketeering and extortion, and are accused of offering college athletes thousands of dollars to become clients and threatening them with violence when they tried to back out of the deals.

Walters and Bloom have pleaded not guilty, claiming they were cheated out of the commissions owed them when the athletes signed contracts with professional football teams.

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