At least 18 former NBA players indicted in alleged insurance fraud scheme

At least 18 former NBA players indicted in alleged insurance fraud scheme

More than a dozen former NBA players have been charged in New York federal court in an alleged multi-million-dollar health insurance fraud scheme to rip off the league's benefit plan, according to an indictment unsealed in the Southern District on Thursday.

Source: Jonathan Dienst/NBC New York

ANALYSIS: According to Tom Winter, the players include: Glen Davis, Sebastian Telfair, Darius Miles, Will Bynum, Tony Allen and Shannon Brown, among others. Dienst reports that the players participated in the scheme from 2017-2020, "by submitting fake reimbursement claims for medical and dental services that were never actually rendered." The fraud claims total up to about $3.9 million.

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