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Wednesday, May 06, 2009
Indictments in Toledo Point Shaving Scheme

The U.S. Attorney in Detroit has announced the indictment of two Detroit-area businessmen and six former University of Toledo athletes in connection with point shaving between 2004 and 2006. Howard blogged about the story in March, 2007. Coverage from the Free Press here. According to U.S. Attorney Berg:
Today’s charges shine a light into the dark corner of illegal bookmaking and reveal the unfortunate consequence that the influence from betting can have on the integrity of both athletes and athletic contests.
The press releases is posted here .

UPDATE (May 8): The Toledo Blade has coverage here and has posted the full indictment here.


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