Community College Basketball Coach Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement, Fraud
A former basketball coach at Barton County Community College in Great Bend, Kan., pleaded guilty to helping student-athletes get federal money they weren't entitled to receive and to sending a falsified transcript to another school for one of his players.
Ryan Wolf, 33, pleaded guilty to one count of embezzlement from a student assistance program, two counts of theft of federal funds and one count of mail fraud.
Wolf had faced 38 counts as part of an investigation into the athletic program at the community college. The scandal has ensnared five coaches and led to the firing of the school's president.
Prosecutors agreed to drop 34 charges …
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Publication information: Article title: Community College Basketball Coach Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement, Fraud. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Diverse Issues in Higher Education. Volume: 22. Issue: 24 Publication date: January 12, 2006. Page number: 16. © 2008 Cox, Matthews & Associates. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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