The lawsuit surrounding the bankrupt crypto exchange FTX has seen a whole lot of celebrities get named as defendants. Along with Tom Brady, Gisele Bündchen, Larry David, and Steph Curry being named as defendants in a class action suit, Shaq was also named in it as well.
However, it has become increasingly difficult to serve Shaq.
According to Forbes, there have been multiple efforts to serve Shaquille O’Neal, who lawyers claim “has chosen to evade service, in order to draw out these proceedings, or to otherwise attempt to avoid answering for these allegations.”
Lawyers are alleging Shaq is hiding inside of his home in an effort to not get served. Per Forbes:
“Over the past month, the 7-foot-1-inch tall athlete has allegedly hidden inside his home when process servers appeared at his door with court papers. The lawyers also claimed to have contacted O’Neal’s last known litigation counsel to no avail.”
The class action lawsuit was filed in Florida in November by Oklahoma resident and FTX retail investor Edwin Garrison.
According to the suit, the celebrities who endorsed the company engaged “in deceptive practices to sell FTX yield-bearing digital currency accounts.”
O’Neal was vocal in his endorsement for FTX, which had an estimated value of $32 billion at its peak.
It is not immediately clear which residence the service processors are attempting to contact O’Neal, as he has a home in Texas, California, Florida and Atlanta.WANT MORE FROM TOTALPROSPORTS? FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS.