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October 8, 2021

18 ex-NBA players charged in $4M health care scheme

By LARRY NEUMEISTER and TIM REYNOLDS
Associated Press

NEW YORK — Eighteen former NBA players have been charged with defrauding the league's health and welfare benefit plan out of about $4 million, according to an indictment Thursday in New York.

Federal prosecutors planned a news conference to describe the case that was brought in Manhattan federal court. By late morning, 16 of the defendants were in custody, authorities said.


 
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