Zygi Wilf Held Liable In Civil Suit In New Jersey

Casey Sapio-USA TODAY Sports

So, apparently the Wilf family screwed up about a quarter of a century ago in a matter of sharing apartment revenue with some of their business partners in New Jersey. It only took a little over two decades to sort the matter out, but I guess they've finally gotten it out of the way.

The Wilfs' business partners claimed family members systematically cheated them out of their fair share of revenues from Rachel Gardens, a 764-unit apartment complex in Montville, by running what amounted to "organized-crime-type activities" in their bookkeeping practices that gave the Wilfs a disproportionate share of the income.

Really, all this means is that the Wilfs will be out some money to their former business partners. As ESPN's Kevin Seifert points out, the fact that this whole thing took twenty-one years to sort out basically implies that the National Football League knew about this when the Wilf family bought the team from Red McCombs back in 2005. As a result, it's not likely that the league is going to be taking any action against Wilf.

Also pointed out by Seifert is the fact that a comparison between Wilf and currently embattled Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam is completely ridiculous. For those that are unclear about the Haslam story, our friends over at Dawgs by Nature are doing an outstanding job of covering what has been going on in that matter. Wilf isn't anywhere close to that ballpark.

All in all, this is something that we all will likely have forgotten about a week from now.

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