6 Ex-Football Players at South Dakota Implicated in Fraud

January 12, 2015

Eleven people have pleaded guilty in a scheme in which students filed tax forms to receive refunds on behalf of people other than themselves, including -- six former football players at the University of South Dakota who were on the team at the time of the wrongdoing, the Associated Press reported. The schemed involved students identifying people they know and then filing the tax returns with other addresses than those of the people ostensibly filing, and then keeping the refunds. The fraud managed to obtain more than $400,000.


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