No prison for Michigan woman in NFL pension fraud

Updated: May 2, 2013, 5:10 PM ET
Associated Press

DETROIT -- The Detroit-area daughter of an ex-Chicago Bears player has been sentenced to six months in a halfway house for collecting about $70,000 from an NFL retirement fund after her dad died.

Detroit federal Judge David Lawson says Constance Helwig-Langlois (LANG'-loy) qualified for prison for the "serial crime." But he accepted the government's request to give her a break Thursday.

John Helwig played for the Bears in the 1950s. He died in 1994, but retirement checks kept coming. ...

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