NEW YORK, NEW YORK (ALBOENEWS) — Ten people, including four coaches, are currently in FBI custody and are facing federal charges for corruption and fraud concerning various NCAA basketball programs. Official documents say these criminal activities included bribes and various kickbacks, according to AP.
The four coaches arrested come from The University of Arizona, Auburn University, Oklahoma State University and the University of Southern California. The others in custody are financial advisers, managers and members of the sportswear industry.
UPDATE: Auburn University has announced it has suspended assistant coach Chuck Person without pay indefinitely following his arrest this morning. Person is being charged with “bribery conspiracy, solicitation of bribes and gratuities, conspiracy to commit honest services fraud, wire fraud, conspiracy to commit wire fraud and travel act conspiracy,” according to TMZ.[wordads]