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.

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