Former Ohio State and NFL quarterback Art Schlichter waived his bond on Tuesday and will remain in jail, one day after being charged in connection with a sports ticket scheme.
Schlichter, 50, who was charged with one count of felony theft, turned himself in to authorities on Monday, 10TV News reported.
The charge stemmed from an investigation in which Schlichter allegedly used a sports ticket scheme to steal more than $1 million from Anita Barney, a Dublin woman whose late husband was a co-founder of the Wendy's restaurant chain.
Last week, 10 Investigates reported that Schlichter and Barney allegedly promised sports fans hundreds of thousands of dollars in sporting tickets but never delivered. At least six lawsuits were filed against Barney, 10 Investigates reported.
Barney's attorney said that she was conned by Schlichter, who took advantage of her generosity and deceived her about why he took the money.
Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien said Barney is not alone.
The list of apparent victims is growing and so is the amount taken. O'Brien said the ex-football star got at least another $1 million from other people.
"We we want to identify how many people may be out there," O'Brien said.
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