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Judge denies NFL's request for special investigator in concussion fraud case

A federal judge has denied the NFL’s request to hire a special investigator to address what the league is calling fraudulent claims regarding its $ 1 billion concussion settlement with former players. In a federal court ruling, Judge Anita Brody ruled the NFL’s attorneys did not establish “sufficient evidence of probable fraud to warrant serious concern,” via the <a href="… ...

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Eli Manning won't be disciplined by NFL after settling fraud lawsuit

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning won’t face discipline from the NFL under its personal conduct policy after a memorabilia fraud lawsuit against him and the team was settled out of court. “We monitored the situation and are satisfied that it is a civil matter that was resolved,” a leagu… NFL | theScore

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Giants, Manning memorabilia fraud case settled

11:43 PM ET ESPN News Services Three sports memorabilia collectors who accused New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning of providing bogus “game-worn” equipment that was sold to unsuspecting fans settled their lawsuit against the Super Bowl-winning quarterback on Monday, days before the case was scheduled … – NFL

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Former NFL football player gets 22 years in prison for fraud

A former NFL and University of Florida football player has been sentenced to nearly 22 years in prison for a health care fraud scheme that prosecutors say bilked the federal government out of about $ 20 million. Federal court records show that 46-year-old Monty Grow was sentenced Monday and ordered to pay about $ 18 million in restitution. Grow was ...

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Crown drops fraud, theft charges against former NHL player agent after his death

Criminal charges against a former National Hockey League player agent accused of defrauding two of his clients have been stayed after he died. Court officials confirmed the charges against Stacey Don McAlpine were stayed on March 7. An obituary in the Winnipeg Free Press said McAlpine, 54, died at home in his sleep on March 5. McAlpine was accused of ...

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Ex-NY Giants player sent to prison for $1.6M fraud case

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) A former NFL player has been sentenced to two years in federal prison and ordered to repay nearly $ 1.6 million in bogus worker’s compensation claims. Federal prosecutors said Thursday that 46-year-old Marcus Buckley of Weatherford, Texas, submitted numerous fraudulent claims after the New York Giants initially agreed to a $ 300,000 settlement in 2010 for cumulative ...

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