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Florida players reach pre-trial agreement in credit card fraud case

Callaway was cited during a traffic stop allegedly for having marijuana and a suspended license, on top of having a gun part and bullets.

Three Florida players have agreed to terms of a pre-trial intervention, which means the felony fraud charges against them will be dismissed.

According to the Tampa Bay Times, receivers Antonio Callaway and Rick Wells and running back Jordan Scarlett all agreed to take part in the diversion program.

Some of the terms for participating in the program are not getting into legal trouble for a year, community service, and paying fines and court fees. For the players to be allowed in the program, a judge must sign off on the petition.

Callaway, Wells and Scarlett are three of nine Florida players who were wrapped up in the fraud scheme. According to court documents made public in June, linebacker James Houston, defensive lineman Keivonnis Davis, linebacker Ventrell Miller and lineman Richerd Desir-Jones, defensive lineman Jordan Smith and offensive lineman Kadeem Telfort were also accused of credit card fraud.

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The Univeristy of Florida bookstore realized patrons were complaining of fraudulent charges. When it looked into the matter, a large number of electronics had been charged to these accounts by the football players.

All nine players were suspended before the season started, and last month felony charges were filed.