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Pills and handcuffs Prosecutors said Terrence Williams, the 11th overall pick in the 2009 NBA draft, orchestrated the plan and provided fake invoices justifying medical services that weren’t performed. (Photo: Shutterstock)

(Bloomberg) –Eighteen former National Basketball Association players were accused of scheming to defraud the league’s health care plan of $3.9 million by making fake claims for medical and dental expenses.

The former players charged include Sebastian Telfair, Darius Miles and Glen Davis. Prosecutors said Terrence Williams, the 11th overall pick in the 2009 NBA draft, orchestrated the plan and provided fake invoices justifying medical services that weren’t performed. Williams received kickbacks totaling at least $230,000, according to an indictment made public in Manhattan federal court Thursday.

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