Ex-Viking Michael Bennett arrested on federal charges

The running back and two other former NFL players were arrested by the FBI Monday for identity theft and tax fraud. The Miami Herald reports the players were charged in connection with an alleged scheme to steal people's identities and file false tax returns. The criminal complaint is expected to be released later Tuesday.
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The running back and two other former NFL players were arrested by the FBI Monday for identity theft and tax fraud. The Miami Herald reports the players were charged in connection with an alleged scheme to steal people's identities and file false tax returns. The criminal complaint is expected to be released later Tuesday.

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