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Assistant convicted of stealing millions from ex-NBA star Gilbert Arenas

Assistant convicted of stealing millions from ex-NBA star Gilbert Arenas

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A federal jury has convicted a former personal assistant of Gilbert Arenas of stealing more than $2 million from the former NBA basketball player. The jury on Wednesday found 40-year-old John White guilty of 11 counts of wire fraud and four counts of filing a false tax-related document. He faces dozens of years in prison when he is sentenced in November. He was indicted last April. Prosecutors say White made unauthorized online bank transfers worth $2.1 million from Arenas' account. Prosecutors say White used the money to buy sports cars and pay the mortgage on his home. Arenas, a three-time NBA All Star, played 12 seasons for the Orlando Magic,...

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