A new lawsuit claims the New York Giants and quarterback Eli Manning altered uniforms and equipment, including some from Super Bowl victories, to appear game used.
The suit, filed by collector/dealer Eric Inselberg, claims “dozens” of forgeries were pased off on collectors. Inselberg claims Manning participated in the scheme so he could hang on to his personal items.
The Giants are vehemently denying that any wrongdoing took place.
“This suit is completely without any merit whatsoever and we will defend it vigorously,” stated a team spokesperson. “We will not otherwise comment on pending litigation.”
The suit filed in Bergen County Superior Court claims civil-racketeering, breach-of-contract, malicious-prosecution and trade-libel.
The New York Post first reported the story. You can read it here and see the court documents.