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Former Viking Bennett gets 15 months for fraud

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Former Minnesota Vikings running back Michael Bennett was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison for his role in a Florida fraud scheme, according to TwinCities.com.

Bennett pleaded guilty to wire fraud three months before the sentencing.

Former Oakland Raiders and New York Giants defensive tackle William Joseph and former Syracuse defensive tackle Louis Gachelin were also involved and are awaiting sentencing. They pleaded guilty to related charges.

The men cashed $500,000 worth of fraudulent tax refund checks.
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