Author of Caught Stealing: Greed,Infidelity & Intrigue
Ben J. Martin was born in Springfield, Missouri, the son of a retail merchant who took him to his first World Series when he was ten years old.
After earning a Law Degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia he served as City Prosecutor of his home town, County Prosecutor of Dade County, Missouri and Special Assistant to the Attorney General of Missouri, briefing and arguing cases of first impression in the Missouri Supreme Court. Moving to Scottsdale, Arizona, in the 1970 s he began representing Professional Baseball Players as an agent in addition to his criminal defense work.
He retired in 1986 due to crippling osteoarthritis in is lower spine and injuries received in automobile wrecks in the U.S. and the Dominican Republic.
He lived in Missouri with a Pug Dog named Dolly, devoted his time to writing and activities engaged in by doting grandparents.
Inspired by true events – A jersey chasing gold digger marries a Dominican major league baseball player then teams up, and sleeps with his attorney/agent to expand their wealth using the ballplayer's money.(Drug cartel, DEA & FBI show up). The ballplayer knows nothing about an impending divorce as he is torn between his devotion to his wife and new found love for a young female sports reporter.