Feds Seek Prison For Ex-NFL Players Over Health Plan Fraud

By Max Jaeger (October 18, 2021, 4:40 PM EDT) -- Kentucky federal prosecutors want prison terms for a pair of former NFL players who were among more than a dozen accused of pillaging $3.9 million from a league health plan, according to new court filings.

Prosecutors told U.S. District Judge Karen K. Caldwell in a sentencing memorandum on Friday that former Indianapolis Colts linebacker Darrell Reid and Washington Football Team defensive tackle Anthony Montgomery deserve terms of 6-12 months and 10-16 months, respectively.

While the players accepted responsibility for their alleged roles in the scheme, prosecutors said the prison stays are needed to "ensure that others know that fraud will result...

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