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“Fight for What’s Yours”: Suffering $12.7 Million Loss, Usain Bolt Receives Support From Thousands

Published 01/23/2023, 6:30 AM EST

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Concerning recent events, Usain Bolt has been living a nightmare in real life. With about $9,998,000 missing from his account, the star has been running hither and thither to look for a solution. The track and field champion has since gained a lot of attention from the sporting world, who have offered him support and empathy amidst tough times.

So far, certain things have unraveled in this mystery of investments and scams. Bolt invested for over 10 years in the Jamaican financial company, Stocks and Securities Limited. Recently, the star noticed major discrepancies while looking at his portfolio. A swarm of lawyers, official statements, and ultimatums later, has Bolt finally taken things into his hand?

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After a disheartening series of days, during which the star had to face his huge financial loss, Bolt has been posting cryptic messages on his social media. In a back-and-forth between SSL and Bolt’s team, however, not much has come to light apart from the amount lost and an ultimatum provided.

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So when the champion took to Twitter to share a random photograph, fans backed up the star while speculating about the hidden meaning behind the photo. Bolt posted a photo of a library shelf filled with books on law studies and a series of guides on Jamaican Law. While echoes of support resonated around every corner, the post also featured some interesting speculations about Bolt playing the role of a lawyer.

“Jamaica Has Failed”: After $9,998,000 Fraud, Usain Bolt Sends a Cryptic Message, Leaving Sports World Disheartened for Him

Some backed up the star and encouraged him to move forth and “Fight for what’s yours”.

Meanwhile, others addressed the law studies books and speculated how Bolt was ready to sit and study law all by himself to get his money back.

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In a separate update, the former CEO of SSL, Zachary Harding, revealed that Bolt’s name never came up in the form of a client of the company. The shocking statement followed the huge outrage against the company and its alleged fraudulent practices. The CEO stressed that he did not know about any client relationship with Usain Bolt. As the plot thickens, only time will tell whether the star’s money will ever be returned.

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Radha Iyer

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Radha Iyer is working as a US Sports author for EssentiallySports. She has a Master's degree in Media and Communications from Pandit Deendayal Energy University. Radha has worked as a content writer for over a year.
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Jahnabi Choudhury