8: 12 AM PT— Ex-Eagles celebrity Correll Buckhalter and also ex-Redskins celebrity Carlos Rogers are both various other retired NFL gamers associated with the supposed system, according to the DOJ.
Authorities include ex-Saints super star Joe Horn and also previous receiver Reche Caldwell are likewise in the crosshairs of their examination, stating they mean to bill both previous wideouts with conspiracy theory to devote healthcare fraudulence too.
Ex-NFL celebrity Clinton Portis is charged of ripping off the NFL and also swiping cash from the organization’s medical care program … and also currently, the previous RB is confronting 20 YEARS behind bars.
USA Division of Justice authorities state Portis and also 9 various other ex-NFL gamers established a plan back in 2017 to earn money off of the Genetics Upshaw NFL Gamer Strategy.
According to court docs acquired by TMZ Sports, several of the names associated with the fraud consisted of Robert McCune, John Eubanks, Tamarick Vanover, Ceandris Brown, James Butler, Fredrick Bennett and also Etric Pruitt
Authorities state the system had not been as well challenging … Portis and also the previous gamers purportedly comprised phony insurance claims, sent them to the strategy (which is developed to aid retired gamers spend for clinical costs) and also were compensated.
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Authorities state several of the deceitful insurance claims consisted of the gamers seeming compensated for points like costly hyperbaric oxygen chambers, ultrasound makers and also electro-magnetic treatment gadgets developed for usage on equines.
Authorities state the strategy paid greater than $3 MILLION to the previous NFL gamers … prior to their system was at some point offed by private investigators.
It’s vague if Portis has actually currently been detained for his supposed function in the fraud … DOJ authorities would just state 4 of the guys have actually been currently detained while the various other 6 have actually consented to willingly transform themselves in.
If founded guilty of the criminal activities … Portis and also the various other suspects are confronting 20 years behind bars and also penalties that possibly can go beyond $250,00 0.
The DOJ states the examination is recurring … including the NFL and also NFLPA understand its probe.