Fraud

NCAA

FBI Arrest Four Assistant NCAA Coaches on Corruption, Bribery Charges [Updates]

The coaches come from major programs including USC, Arizona, Auburn, and Oklahoma State, and the charges claim agents and advisors attempted to bribe recruits.
Sean Newell
9.26.17
New York Giants

Eli Manning Gave Bogus Game-Worn Apparel to Collectors Because he Wanted to Keep the Real Stuff

For years, the Giants allegedly were running a game-worn memorabilia scam and now all the dirt is coming out.
Sean Newell
4.13.17
MLS

Commission Concludes Didier Drogba's Charity May Have Misled Donors But Was Not Fraudulent

The foundation was reported to have spent less than 1 percent of funds on the charities it promotes.
Liam Daniel Pierce
12.2.16
Football

Former University of Missouri Tutor Alleges Major Academic Fraud

More trouble for the University of Missouri.
Dave Brown
11.23.16
zenit arena

​Russian Official Charged with Stealing Money from World Cup Stadium Project

Marat Oganesyan is accused of embezzling 50 million rubles from a controversy-riddled Russian stadium project.
Dave Brown
11.16.16
Fraud

NFLPA Approved Financial Advisor Stole $30 Million From Mark Sanchez, Jake Peavy, and Roy Oswalt

Sometimes you can do everything right and still get screwed.
Aaron Gordon
6.21.16
canadian soccer league

Soccer Match Fixing Has Infiltrated Canada

A blatantly tossed game between Niagara and Waterloo earlier this year highlights what's alleged to be rampant match fixing in the Canadian Soccer League.
Ben Rycroft
12.29.15
FIGHTLAND

Hong Man Choi Is Wanted by the Korean Authorities for Fraud

Hiding out in Japan, the South Korean fighter has ignored multiple summonses from the state and could well face some prison time if he does not appear in front of the prosecutors’ office.
Jake Hughes
10.27.15
Interpol

Criminalized Doping and Sending Cheaters to Jail

Should we view doping and cheating in sports as fraud? Does that mean violators should go to jail? The questions are complex, but the answers we get may not be.
Brian Blickenstaff
4.23.15
Football

Will Allen's $31 Million Ponzi Scheme Explains How Athletes Get Ripped Off

The collapse of former NFL cornerback Will Allen's Ponzi scheme reveals a dark side of the sports world where young athletes make for easy financial prey.
Jack Moore
4.9.15
soccer

The Broke Soccer Team That Got Sold for One Euro, Twice

For 25 years, Parma has been Italy's most troubled soccer team when it comes to bookkeeping. Can a new owner do anything about it?
Colin McGowan
2.13.15
soccer

How Frauds and Con Artists Crippled Scotland's Greatest Soccer Club

Rangers FC have won more league titles than any other club, but after falling victim to a string of scammers, the club's future is painfully uncertain.
Graham Ruthven
11.28.14
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