Ex-NFLer Faces Restitution After COVID-19 Scam Sentence

By Max Jaeger (January 21, 2022, 2:14 PM EST) -- Former NFL wideout Kenbrell Thompkins will spend more than two years in prison for swiping Social Security numbers in a $300,000 COVID-19 unemployment insurance scheme, but the receiver's restitution remains up in the air until next month, court records show.

Thompkins, who has already forfeited $6,000 in cash seized when he was arrested, will learn how much more he owes during a hearing slated for Feb. 28.

Former New England Patriots wide receiver Kenbrell Thompkins, seen here during the 2013 NFL combine, is facing restitution after pleading guilty in a $300,000 COVID-19 insurance scam. (AP Photo/Dave Martin) U.S. District Judge Robert...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!