Reider bought the [Mentor-on-the-Lake] house in 2011 and used his parents to get a mortgage loan, according to prosecutors. That same year he demolished the house on the property and built a much larger lakefront home over the next several years, authorities say.As our favorite local sports talk morning crew would say, let the reckless speculation begin.
Since 2013, 28 contractors were paid about $771,000 in complete work on his home. Reider hid the payments of more than $93,000 of the construction costs by using the credit card of an unnamed former professional baseball player that agents described as his “co-conspirator,” the complaint says.
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