Clinton Portis has been sentenced to six months in federal prison and six months of home confinement. Who is Clinton Portis Wife or Girlfriend?
In September Portis, 40, pleaded guilty to fraud following charges that he obtained nearly $100,000 after filing false claims for medical equipment that was not provided, according to court documents.
Portis was part of a ring of former players who filed false reimbursement claims totaling about $2.9 million. In 2006, the NFL established the Gene Upshaw NFL Player Health Reimbursement Account Plan, designed to help retired players pay for medical expenses. The account provides up to $350,000 in benefits per player.
Fifteen former players have also pleaded guilty to charges.
According to the Department of Justice, Portis faced up to 10 years in prison for his role in the scheme. He was charged with submitting false claims totaling $99,624 in benefits over a two-month span for medical equipment that had not been provided. Along with pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit health care fraud, Portis agreed to repay the full amount.
However, Former linebacker Robert McCune, considered by the Department of Justice to be the orchestrator of the ring, pleaded guilty to 13 counts of health care fraud, 11 counts of wire fraud and three counts of aggravated identity theft. He faces a lengthy jail sentence.
The other former players who have pleaded guilty are: Joe Horn, Carlos Rogers, Correll Buckhalter, James Butler, Ceandris Brown, John Eubanks, Antwan Odom, Etric Pruitt, Darrell Reid, Anthony Montgomery, Frederick Bennett and Reche Caldwell, who was killed in 2020.
Clinton Portis Wife
The name of Clinton Portis wife or girlfriend is unknown at this time.
Portis, on the other hand, has shared photographs with his sons, Camdin Portis and Chaz Portis.
Portis was a member of the University of Miami football team. The Denver Broncos selected him in the second round of the NFL Draft in 2002. He was best known for being the primary running back for the Washington Redskins for seven seasons, during which he averaged 81.2 yards rushing per game and was named one of the 80 Greatest Redskins by a panel of celebrities.