Dan Snyder Accuses Co-Owner of Extortion to Force Sale of Washington Football Team
Washington Soccer Crew proprietor Dan Snyder is looking out one of many group’s minority house owners … flat out claiming the man’s extorting him in hopes Snyder will unload the NFL franchise.
Snyder filed a declaration stating Dwight Schar, a part of the group’s possession group, has been threatening to leak data associated to the sexual misconduct allegations made by former WFT staff.
Within the docs, obtained by TMZ Sports activities, Snyder says Schar is effectively conscious an unbiased investigation discovered no proof of wrongdoing — nonetheless, he claims Schar repeatedly leaked data concerning the case to the Washington Publish and different media retailers, trying to smear him.
As for the extortion allegation, Snyder claims Schar advised Snyder’s lawyer he had a bombshell that might “kill Dan” if it got here out … and added he would launch it if Snyder did not “simply promote the group.”
Based on the docs, Schar additionally had the funding banker for the WFT minority house owners get within the combine. Snyder claims that man texted him, “You realize what I do know and what I’ve by no means spoken about … If you need a s**t present, we’re on for that too.”
As we have reported, Snyder has lengthy suspected somebody was leaking damaging stories to various websites in an effort to discredit him — however up till now he hadn’t publicly, and even in courtroom, named names.
Snyder’s declaration places all of it out within the open — he is in a civil warfare with members of his group’s possession. A bit of background … these minority house owners cannot get the total worth of their funding until Snyder, the bulk proprietor, agrees to promote. Snyder’s actually insinuating that is Schar’s motive.
As Snyder says within the docs, “I’m preventing on a number of fronts for pursuits that transcend simply me, together with for the Crew that I like, in addition to my household, and might swear to this Court docket that the accusations I improperly leaked data to the press are false.”