Auburn receives federal subpoena in bribery scandal

Lamont Evans

FOX23 got a copy of the subpoena that was sent to Oklahoma State University from the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District Court of NY.

In the aftermath of the arrest of former Oklahoma State's men's basketball assistant Lamont Evans as part of a federal bribery investigation, the program must now turn over any and all documents relating to NCAA violations, dating back October 1, 2014, to a NY grand jury.

Among the others documents Oklahoma State has been asked to turn over, according to The Oklahoman.

Person was suspended without pay after prosecutors said the former National Basketball Association player accepted about $91,500 in bribes to steer clients to a Pittsburgh-based financial adviser when they reached the National Basketball Association. He has since been suspended by Oklahoma State and is expected to appear in court on Thursday. Among the items being sought include text messages, social media messages, computer records, the personnel file of Evans, and all documents and communications pertaining to financial aid for all current student athletes on Oklahoma State's men's basketball team. The grand jury also is demanding communications with any parent of any current member of the basketball team.

First-year Oklahoma State coach Mike Boynton said he hasn't spoken with Evans, his lead assistant, since his arrest, though he has read every page of the FBI's investigation.

The school provided the subpoena to The Associated Press after a public records request. It was dated September 27, and asks that the university either turn over all documents sought by October 17 or to send a representative to NY to appear before the grand jury.

The three other assistants - Arizona's Emanuel "Book" Richardson, USC's Tony Bland and Auburn's Chuck Person - each made initial appearances in front of a judge in NY on Tuesday and were released on $100,000 bonds.



Latest news

White restaurant manager in SC charged with enslaving black cook
Edwards pleaded not guilty in open court Wednesday, but he was ordered to be held without bail, according to reports. Workers allegedly discovered scars on Smith's back and placed him into Adult Protective Services' (APS) custody.

Michael Jordan expresses concerns with NBA's competitive balance
I have no patience for coaching". "My biggest problem from a competitive standpoint is the focus of today's athlete. And if he didn't do it, there's no telling where my emotions would be".

Rose McGowan back on Twitter
McGowan has been pointing her finger at all the people who kept that open secret or looked the other way for so many years. In order to begin the 12-hour suspension, the message told her to delete tweets that violated the company's rules.

Asiya Andrabi in Social Welfare Deptt Poster
There was no official comment from the ruling PDP-BJP alliance government or the two parties on the faux pas. The government also ordered an inquiry into the Andrabi-poster episode, chief of outlawed Dukhtaran-e-Millat.

Quake in North Korea prompts nuclear test fears
However, experts warned that the detection of a quake does not always indicate a nuclear test. An quake detected in North Korea has sparked fears of a new underground nuclear test.

Other news