Agent sentenced for swindling players of millions

May 7, 2002
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Sports agent William "Tank" Black was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday for swindling millions of dollars from NFL players he represented.

Black was convicted by a jury on Jan. 31 of defrauding Jacksonville Jaguars running back Fred Taylor, New York Giants receiver Ike Hilliard, and others.

U.S. District Judge Stephen Mickle ordered Black to serve the new sentence after finishing the 6-year, 10-month sentence he is serving for laundering $1.1 million ...

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