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Tony Allen, Glen Davis, And 18 NBA Players Arrested For Allegedly Defrauding The NBA's Welfare Benefit Plan Out Of Approximately $4,000,000

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In a shocking turn of events, 18 former NBA players were arrested and charged federally due to an alleged fraud of the NBA's Health and Welfare Benefit plan, according to Tom Winter of NBC News and Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN:

"BREAKING: 18 former NBA players have been arrested and charged federally for defrauding the NBA’s Health and Welfare Benefit Plan out of approximately $4,000,000, law enforcement officials say," Tweeted Winter.

"Among the ex-NBA players charged in the alleged fraud case: Tony Allen, Glen "Big Baby" Davis and Darius Miles," added Woj.

- Milt Palacio

- Sebastian Telfair

- Antoine Wright

- Darius Miles

- Ruben Patterson

- Eddie Robinson

- Gregory Smith

- Glen Davis

- Jamario Moon

- Terrence Williams

- Alan Anderson

- Tony Allen

- Shannon Brown

- William Bynum

- Melvin Ely

- Christopher Douglas-Roberts

As of this moment, it's unclear whether the players could face prison time or how big of a fine they could be looking up to.

It's also unclear how they managed to defraud the NBA's Health and Welfare Benefit Plan or for how long they've done it, nor how they got to them.

We'll provide further updates as the story unfolds.

Update:

Terrence Williams Orchestrated The Fraud Against The NBA's Health And Welfare Benefit Plan