Terrence Williams, who starred at Rainier Beach High School in Seattle, was one of 18 former NBA players arrested and charged Thursday with allegedly defrauding the NBA’s health care plan of millions of dollars.
Williams is allegedly the ringleader of the scheme as he reportedly supplied false invoices to the NBA’s Health and Welfare Benefit Plan in exchange for monetary kickbacks from former players. Williams reportedly received at least $230,000 in kickback payments.
According to authorities, the former players submitted $3.9 million in fake health insurance claims and received $2.5 million in return.
Also among the players arrested is former Garfield High School basketball star Tony Wroten. Here’s the full list of players arrested:
Terrence Williams, Tony Wroten, Alan Anderson, Anthony Allen, Shannon Brown, William Bynum, Ronald Glen “Big Baby” Davis, Christopher Douglas-Roberts, Melvin Ely, Jamario Moon, Darius Miles, Milton Palacio, Ruben Patterson, Eddie Robinson, Gregory Smith, Sebastian Telfair, Charles Watson Jr. and Antoine Wright.