Two former Texans are among several athletes who have been indicted in a health care fraud scheme linked to the NFL player trust fund, authorities said Monday.
Houston Texans founder Robert C. McNair passed away just a few days before his team’s Monday night clash with the Tennessee Titans at NRG Stadium in November 2018. But the owner’s team didn’t let him down, delivering an emotional 34-17 win.
The eight charged athletes are Corey Bradford, 44; James Adkisson, 40; Jonathan Hadnot Jr., 38; Clint Ingram, 37; Shantee Orr, 39; Chadwick Slaughter, 42; Derrick Pope, 38; and Fabian Washington, 37, officials said.
Orr and Bradford previously played for the Texans.
Officials said the athletes submitted false claims for medical benefits through the NFL Player Health Reimbursement Account Plan Trust, according to a joint Texas Department of Insurance investigation with the Harris County