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Does the NCAA corruption scandal have an FCPA angle?

Tom Fox | October 3, 2017

In a move reminiscent of FIFA arrests in 2015, the Department of Justice recently announced a series of arrests from an undercover operation exposing one of the sordid underbellies of college sports: the myth of amateurism at the highest level of collegiate sports.

Justice Department representatives said the arrests were the result of a long-standing undercover operation, in which a cooperating witness wore a wire to catch multiple Division I basketball coaches, financial advisors, and one vice president from sports apparel company Adidas engaging in bribery and corruption.

As Compliance Week reported, the illegal schemes occurred in two ways. The first was paying high-school athletes to attend universities and... To get the full story, subscribe now.