Ex-NFL DB Will Allen pleads guilty to wire fraud

Former NFL defensive back Will Allen has been accused of being involved in a $37 million Ponzi scheme and faces a 23-count indictment related to it. He has reportedly pleaded guilty to four of those counts, per Law360.com. Allen “entered a guilty plea to two counts of wire fraud, one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, and one count of monetary transactions in proceeds...
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November 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Ben Roethlisberger, Ryan Shazier, Will Allen OUT for Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 6 after release of official injury report

The Pittsburgh Steelers released their official injury report heading into Week 6’s matchup against the Arizona Cardinals and there are some big names. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger headlines the laundry list of names and has been ruled out as he’s still recovering from the MCL sprain suffered three weeks ago. Others who are ruled out include linebacker Ryan Shazier, who is...
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October 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Injury Report: Ryan Shazier, Ben Roethlisberger, Will Allen Ruled Out On Friday

The Pittsburgh Steelers final injury report for Week 6 has now been released and it once again includes linebacker Ryan Shazier (shoulder) being listed as out. Shazier hasn’t played since Week 2 when he registered a career-high 15 total tackles against the San Francisco 49ers. Safety Will Allen (ankle) will... The post Steelers Injury Report: Ryan Shazier, Ben Roethlisberger,...
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October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Former NFL CB Will Allen indicted on 23 felony charges

By Vincent Frank Former NFL cornerback Will Allen has found himself in some hot water after he was indicted on 23 felony charges, including 12 counts of wire fraud and six counts aggravated identity theft. Allen, 36, faces up to 20 years in prison for each of the 12 counts of wire fraud. If convicted, he's looking at shorter terms on the other 11 charges. The indictments -...
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July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-NFL player charged criminally in alleged Ponzi scheme

BOSTON (AP) Former NFL cornerback Will Allen and his business partner are facing criminal charges for an alleged multimillion dollar Ponzi scheme involving loans to professional athletes. Prosecutors and FBI officials in Boston say 36-year-old Allen, of Davie, Florida, and 55-year-old Susan Daub of Coral Springs, Florida, were arrested Friday morning on security fraud charges and...
Via Associated Press
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Patriots Cornerback Will Allen Charged With Fraud In Ponzi Scheme

WASHINGTON — Federal regulators have filed civil fraud charges against former NFL cornerback Will Allen and his business partner. They’re accused of reaping more than $31 million in a Ponzi scheme that promised high returns to investors from funding loans to cash-strapped pro athletes. The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the charges Monday against William D. Allen...
Via NESN.com
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Dolphins CB Will Allen charged with running Ponzi scheme

BOSTON (AP) -- A former NFL player and an associate have been charged with running a Ponzi scheme through companies created to provide loans to professional athletes. The Securities and Exchange Commission said in a complaint filed Tuesday in Boston that William D. Allen and Susan Daub raised almost $32 million from investors in 2012, gave out about $18 million in loans, and used...
Via Associated Press
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

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