Ex-Premier League footballer jailed over £15 million pyramid scheme fraud

Former Premier League star Richard Rufus has been jailed for seven and a half years after masterminding a £15 million investment fraud on associates, friends and his own family.The 47-year-old ex-footballer, who made 288 appearances for Charlton, used the names of current and former Premier League stars including Rio Ferdinand to lure victims into a bogus trading scheme