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Second ex-Wildcat arrested for ticket scam

 LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Lexington police say a former University
of Kentucky basketball player has been charged in connection to a
scam to sell fake season tickets.

Derrick Miller

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Lexington police say a former University
of Kentucky basketball player has been charged in connection to a
scam to sell fake season tickets.
According to a police statement, Derrick G. Miller is charged
with one felony count of theft by deception for allegedly selling
season tickets that weren't available for him to sell.
The 42-year-old Miller, who played for the Wildcats from 1986
through 1990, is the second former Kentucky player in a week to be
hit with similar charges. Edward Davender was charged last week
with three felony counts of theft by deception and one count of
trafficking in a controlled substance within 1,000 yards of a
school.
Lexington police spokesman Lt. Douglas Pape says they were not
related.
Messages left at Lexington telephone listings matching Miller's
name were not returned Tuesday. Pape says it's uncertain whether
Miller has an attorney.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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