Discussion

Sampson to spend two months in jail on fraud charge

Updated: September 7, 2006, 12:20 PM ET
Associated Press

RICHMOND, Va. -- Former NBA player Ralph Sampson will serve two months in jail for mail fraud under a plea agreement approved by a federal judge Thursday.

In exchange for Sampson's guilty plea, federal prosecutors dropped charges of perjury, making a false claim and making a false statement about Sampson's finances in a child support case.

U.S. District Judge James Spencer approved the deal on the day Sampson's non-jury trial was scheduled to begin. Sampson faced a maximum ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ALSO SEE

MORE NBA HEADLINES