Found September 19, 2013 on Jocks and Stiletto Jill:
Chris “Birdman” Andersen almost lost his NBA career after allegations of a relationship with an underage girl from California caused police to raid his Denver home. Not only was Andersen cleared of any wrong doing, but it was also discovered that Birdman was actually the victim of an elaborate catfish scheme. A woman living in rural Manitoba posed as both Andersen and a California woman, duping both into believing they were speaking to each other via “electronic exchanges.” police told Andersen, she made threats pretending to be Andersen and attempted extortion pretending to be the woman from California. Chartier was arrested by Canadian authorities in January. Her communications between the parties were successful enough that the woman from California traveled to Colorado, when Andersen was then playing for the Denver Nuggets, and met Andersen. Their relationship, however, did not develop. At the time of their meeting, the woman from California was of legal age, Bryant said. “When...
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