Ex-NBAer Pleads Guilty To Charges Tied To Charity Fraud

Law360, New York (December 4, 2017, 6:58 PM EST) -- Former NBA player Kermit Alan Washington pled guilty in Missouri federal court Thursday to three charges stemming from allegations that he used donations from professional athletes intended to aid a medical clinic in Africa to pay rent and take vacations.

The former player for the Lakers, the Celtics and the Clippers pled guilty before U.S. District Judge Greg Kays to two counts of making a false statement in a tax return and one count of aggravated identity theft.

Washington was accused of inducing professional athletes, among others, to make donations while falsely representing that all of the money would go toward helping a medical...

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