Former WWE Star Facing 5 Years in Prison For Mortgage Fraud

Nick Paglino

Tommy ListerAccording to TMZ.com, former WWE star Tommy "Tiny" Lister (pictured at right), known in WWE as Zeus, is expected to plead guilty in court to mortgage fraud, which resulted in $3.8 million in losses. The following is an excerpt from the report:

Tommy "Tiny" Lister – best known as Deebo from "Friday" — has agreed today to plead GUILTY in federal court for conspiring to commit mortgage fraud, which led to $3.8 MILLION in losses for unsuspecting lenders.

According to the plea agreement — obtained by TMZ — Lister admitted to a diabolical scheme in which he and several individuals conspired to obtain four different mortgages on homes in L.A. using false information and bogus bank statements.

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