On Wednesday, a report surfaced that Miami Heat big man Chris “Birdman” Andersen was the victim of a complicated hoax executed by a woman in Canada. Andersen was originally connected to a child pornography scheme, but that turned out to be part of this elaborate trick pulled off on Andersen the police will no longer be connecting him to the crime.
Although he wasn’t charged with a crime, the Douglas County Sheriff’s office’s Internet Crimes Against Children searched Andersen’s house last year. Now, Andersen will now not be pursued as a criminal in the case.
According to the Denver Post, the woman, Shelly Lynn Chartier is 29 and “has been charged with crimes of possession and transmitting of child pornography, personation, extortion and making threats.”
Picked up about halfway through the season, Andersen averaged 4.9 points, 4.1 rebounds and 1.0 blocks per game. At 6’10, 228 lbs.. In the postseason, he averaged 6.4 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.1 blocks per game.
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