Marlins' Jeffrey Loria And David Samson Conned Miami, Lined Their Pockets And Held A Fire Sale

07/25/2012 10:21 pm ET | Updated Sep 24, 2012

Here is how the con worked.

The Florida Marlins owners whined, and they brayed, and they swore up and down that they couldn't afford the new stadium necessary to raise their payroll from embarrassing levels and compete annually. And they got it, the vast majority on the taxpayer's teat no less, this gleaming new gem from which they would fatten their pockets by taking all of the ticket and concession and parking and advertising sales, every last cent, no matter how unseemly that felt.

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