Ralph Sampson indicted on perjury charge

Updated: January 18, 2006, 3:34 PM ET
Associated Press

RICHMOND, Va. -- Former NBA player Ralph Sampson has been indicted on charges of lying about his finances to obtain court-appointed counsel in a federal child support case.

Sampson, 45, was indicted on one count each of perjury and making a false claim, the U.S. Attorney's Office said Tuesday. The charges are related to an affidavit Sampson submitted to obtain a court-appointed lawyer in a child support case.

The 7-foot-4 former Virginia All-American and top NBA draft choice ...

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