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Allen Iverson

Ex-Wife Claims

HE STOLE OUR KIDS

6/17/2013 6:57 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Former NBA star Allen Iverson has abducted his own children ... so says his ex-wife, and now she's begging the court to force Allen to give them back.

Tawanna Iverson just filed legal docs, claiming Allen recently asked for permission to take their five kids on a short vacation to Charlotte, NC from May 22nd-May 26th (and Tawanna agreed) but when May 26th rolled around, the children hadn't been returned.

The kids range in age from 3 to 16 years old.

In the docs, Tawanna says she tried to set up an exchange on June 4th at a neutral location -- a nearby Target store -- but A.I. never showed up.

Tawanna -- who has sole legal and primary physical custody of their children -- now believes Allen never took their kids to Charlotte at all ... and is currently keeping them at a Sheraton hotel in Georgia.

Tawanna claims she's especially concerned because Allen's an alcoholic who drinks around their kids.

She now wants the court to force him to return the kids ... and punish him as well, even suggesting the judge lock him up in jail.

It's not the first time she's tried to get Iverson locked up ... she had previously begged the court to send him to the pokey for allegedly not paying more than $40,000 in child support.

Allen has filed legal docs in which he denies all of his ex-wife's allegations.

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Vote2012    

Just another so called sports star who lived the high life, and now he is a bottom feeder. The media builds these guys up as all time greats, the owners pay them trillions of dollars and they all fail in the game of life in the real world.

389 days ago
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KartrashianKow    

This is an absolutely made up story!! If she had sole legal custody and primary physical custody all she had to do was go down to her local police station and file a kidnapping/missing report!

389 days ago
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girl4rmanotherworld    

read between the lines people: Her ass is mad because she is not gettting the money she was geting from him when he was bringing in the money. That is why she has been taking him to court .... Knowing that she did not put any money on the side for those kids ( but i bet she look fab in the latest designer clothing). She told him it was ok to get the kids and she called the Police on him... Its so sad because some fathers do want to b in their kids life and sometimes the system only looks at the woman as the victim and dont get me wrong some are... But lets get real... count her coins from the first check she got from him until when the payment s stopped... Now add up what she has for the kids .... Because that is who the money is for ... Gas,lights, water, phone, house note ...which that was suppose to be paid from the jump but noooo thats to much like right and the kids suffer and now they have to hear how much their father is a deadbeat because you are mad cuz momma cant go shopping..... GET A JOB

389 days ago
19.

justin    

He claims he's broke after making over 200 million dollars...how sad is that...geeze.........

389 days ago
20.

Joseph Goldberg    

For anyone really interested in Parental Alienation and what it is all about visit the website : www.Parentalalienation.ca and the Facebook Page: Parental Alienation Consulting Services.
In cases of parental alienation lawyers are not experts in this field of expertise.

383 days ago
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