Austin, TX – The Texas Department of Insurance recently announced that Former NFL player Corey Bradford pleaded guilty to submitting fraudulent health reimbursement claims after an investigation by its Fraud Unit.
The TDI investigation found Bradford submitted claims totaling more than $224,000 to the Gene Upshaw NFL Player Health Reimbursement Plan for medical treatments he never received. The health plan is intended to help pay certain medical expenses for former NFL players.
Bradford was sentenced in Harris County and received 10 years deferred adjudication, 60 hours of community service, and was ordered to pay restitution.
Bradford played nine seasons in the NFL as a wide receiver, spending most of his time with the Green Bay Packers and Houston Texans.
A multi-year investigation by Texas Department of Insurance fraud investigators and prosecutors has produced a series of indictments and plea deals involving former NFL players and a Houston athletic trainer.
The subjects of these indictments submitted false claims to the Gene Upshaw NFL Player Health Reimbursement Account.