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Ex-NFL Star Clinton Portis Sentenced To Six Months In Prison For Fraud

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Ex-NFL running back Clinton Portis has been sentenced to six months in prison after pleading guilty to fraud. 

According to TMZ, Portis, who plead guilty back in September for his role in healthcare fraud scheme involving retired football players, has been sentenced to 6 months in prison and 3 years probation.

Portis admitted that he had received around $100,000 by filling false medical claims for equipment that was never provided.

On Instagram after his sentencing, Portis thanked his legal team, the international law firm of Baker Botts LLP, for working tirelessly to prove his innocence.

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“You all believed in me from the start & worked tirelessly to prove my innocence! We came up short & things didn’t go as planned but the bond created will last forever! Thank you all!”, he said.

 

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