Trouble is on the horizon for 18 former NBA players. Indicted with fraud charges for submitting supposedly false medical and dental claims to the league, 18 of 19 charged in the indictment were players. Read more below for more details.
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.
Federal prosecutors planned a news conference to describe the case that was brought in Manhattan federal court. It wasn’t immediately clear whether all those charged had been arrested.