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John Helwig's daughter pleads guilty

Updated: February 1, 2013, 5:54 PM ET
Associated Press

DETROIT -- The daughter of a former Chicago Bears player has pleaded guilty to fraud after collecting money from an NFL pension plan years after her father's death.

Constance Helwig-Langlois is the daughter of John Helwig, who played defense for the Bears in the 1950s. He died in 1994, but pension checks kept coming until the fall of 2011.

The government says his widow told the NFL retirement plan that he was still alive, and when she died in 2007, their daughter kept the ...

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