(Washington, DC) - A former University of Louisville linebacker and NFL player is accused of filing false healthcare claims in a federal case based in Kentucky.
Robert McCune and nine other ex-NFL players are facing conspiracy, wire fraud and healthcare fraud charges.
The Department of Justice says the players submitted false claims to the NFL Player Health Reimbursement Account Plan in a $2.5 million scheme.
McCune played for UofL in 2001 and 2002 before he signed with the Washington Redskins.
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