A recently filed lawsuit says the big fella’s charity is nothing but Fraud … a sham. A front to take unsuspecting donor’s cash, according to a TMZ report.
Julien’s Auctions claims it struck a deal to sell Abdul-Jabbar’s marquis memorabilia — championship rings, jerseys, the works.
Deborah Morales, Kareem’s manager and longtime personal friend, negotiated with Julien’s and — as part of the deal — she allegedly got them to donate $300K to the famed bballer’s Skyhook Foundation charity.
Julien’s says after it forked over the cash, it discovered Skyhook was not in the charity business at all. it was a front to pad the pockets of Skyhook’s mucky mucks … according to the lawsuit.
Julien’s wants Morales to return its $300k and punitive damages to boot.
TMZ says they’ve reached out to reps for Kareem, Skyhook, and Morale, but haven’t yet heard back.