Former National Basketball Players Association vice president and current Utah Jazz assistant coach Keyon Dooling was arrested Wednesday for illegally collecting $2.5 million from the NBA’s health and welfare benefit plan.

Dooling personally pocketed $350,000 from the scheme and recruited others to join.

The Department of Justice released a transcript of a text exchange with a co-conspirator demonstrating his role in the defrauding of the NBA’s benefits program.

The Jazz said they were made aware of the situation by Dooling on Wednesday.

“It is a case concerning his time at the National Basketball Players Association, prior to him joining our organization,” the Jazz said in a statement. “He has been put on paid administrative leave. Due to the ongoing legal process, we will refrain from further comment.”

The Jazz play Game 6 in the first round of the playoffs against the Dallas Mavericks in Utah on Thursday. The Mavs have the advantage as the winners of three games in the series.

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