Three ex-NFL players have been arrested by the FBI on charges in connection to an alleged scheme to steal people's identities and file false tax returns in others' names, authorities told The Miami Herald reported Tuesday.
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The three were questioned after their arrests Monday by FBI agents at the bureau's North Miami regional office before being transferred to the Federal Detention Center in downtown Miami for court appearances on Tuesday.
The FBI also arrested about half a dozen other defendants on Monday as part of a related investigation.