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Two who worked for ex-NFLer turned doctor charged in fraud scheme

A Texas native was drafted by the NFL’s Buffalo Bills as a defensive end out of Baylor University back in 1976. Though Leslie Benson later wound up with the Dallas Cowboys, his pro football career was so unremarkable that the NFL's website says there are no career statistics for him.

Former Texas personal assistant accused of white collar crimes

A Texas newspaper recently ran an extensive article on a man the paper claims "has a taste for the finer things in life." One former friend says the man is "a con artist" who made off with $10,000.

Texas man indicted on federal drug trafficking charges

A 43-year-old Texas man arrested last month after law enforcement officials seized nearly four pounds of methamphetamine has been indicted by federal grand jurors. The Lubbock resident has been indicted for possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of meth and possession of a firearm while committing a drug trafficking crime. He’s also accused of being a convicted felon in possession of a gun, according to a news report.

Houston police conduct bank sting operation

The Chronicle reports that the Houston police officers recently conducted a sting operation outside of a bank. The paper says that police used a bait car and a visible bag containing money in an attempt to ensnare people believed to be running a bank jugging scheme.

Former Houston Texan facing fraud charges

As a Houston Texan, Marlon McCree scored his first career touchdown on a 95-yard interception return against the Tennessee Titans. Perhaps the most memorable play in the safety’s long NFL career was as a San Diego Charger, when he intercepted New England quarterback Tom Brady in a 2006 playoff game. Unfortunately for McCree and the Chargers, he fumbled the ball and the Patriots recovered.

Wife of Texas doctor arrested for fraud faces charges now, too

Legal problems are piling up fast for a Texas family about six hours south of Houston. A McAllen doctor was arrested back in May on suspicions that he is part of a $240 million health care fraud and international money laundering scheme.

Forty-eight in Texas arrested on Medicare fraud charges

On its website, the federal government’s Department of Justice recently announced that it arrested 601 people in 58 federal districts across the nation as part of its Medicare Fraud Takedown. Among those who have been taken into custody were 76 doctors who face charges related to the “prescribing and distributing opioids and other dangerous narcotics,” the DOJ stated.