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Oklahoma State basketball coach among several charged in federal fraud scheme


THE HOUR. HE’S ONE OF FOUR COLLEGE BASKETBALL COACHES ACROSS THE COUNTRY – WHO ARE CHARGED. ACCORDING TO THESE FEDERALrt DOCUMENTS – EVANS RECEIVED BRIBES AND THAT’S NOT ALL. rt SERIOUS ALLEGATIONS AGAINST FOUR COLLEGE BASKETBALL COACHES. SOT: 7:28 – 41: JOON KIM/U.S. ATTORNEY: “These four coaches not only breached their obligations to rt
their schools, violated NCAA rules and betrayed the trust of their players, they also committed serious federal crimes.” THE FOUR, rt INCLUDES OKLAHOMA STATE ASSOCIATE HEAD BASKETBALL COACH LAMONT EVANS – WHO ACCORDING TO rt FEDERAL DOCUMENTS IS ACCUSED OF TAKING AND FACILITATING BRIBES AND FRAUD. THE CHARGErtS – WHICH WERE UNSEALED THIS MORNING IN THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK – ALLEGES EVANS COMMITTED CRIMES WHILE EMPLOYED AT OKLAHOMA STATE AND HIS FORMER SCHOOL, SOUTH CAROLINA. DOCUMENTS ALLEGE EVANS ACCEPTED BRIBES IN THE THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS – AND IN EXCHANGE AGREED TO DIRECT CERTAIN STUDENT ATHLETESrt TO SIGN WITH FINANCIAL ADVISORS AND MANAGEMENT COMPANIES. OKLAHOMA STATE TELLS US – THEY SUSPENDED EVANS. AND IN A STATEMENT – THEY SAY,rt WE ARE COOPERATING WITH FEDERAL OFFICIALSWE HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE NCAA. OSU TAKES SERIOUSLY THE HIGH STANDARDS OF CONDUCT EXPECTED rt IN OUR ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT AND DOES NOT TOLERATE ANY DEVIATION FROM THOSE STANDARDS. IN ALL – TEN DIFFERENT PEOPLE HAVE BEEN CHARGED – INCLUDING THE XXXX OF ADDIDAS.rt AND CONTINUING OUR TEAM rt COVERAGE, WANT TO GET TO KOCO’S ABIGAIL OGLE. ABBY, YOU SPOKE TO A STAR

Stephen Childs

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  1. 20,000 now 22,000 come on. Not federal at all in know type of way. All this killing and shooting but yall make it seem like this is the baddest thing that has happened.

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