The New Orleans Saints quarterback was not in
court in San Diego on Friday for the verdict, but Brees and his
wife, Brittany, both testified during the two-week trial against
La Jolla, Calif., jeweler Vahid Moradi.
Their civil suit claimed Moradi valued gems that were purchased
as an investment at $15 million, when they were worth millions
less. Moradi denied the allegations.
"It was our position that Mr. Moradi breached his fiduciary
duty, and that's essentially what the jury said," said attorney
Andrew Kim, who co-represented the couple with Rebecca Riley,
per the San Diego Union-Tribune. "They saw Mr. Moradi for
exactly what he is: a grifter and a confidence man."
Brees, 40, played for the Chargers in San Diego from 2001-05
before joining the Saints.
--Field Level Media
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