Ex-Adidas Exec Asks Court to Dismiss Charges
Jim Gatto, at the center of the FBI probe into payments to high school athletes to attend certain colleges, asked the court to dismiss charges, pleading that the indictment fails to allege a scheme to defraud Louisville or Miami universities because the payments were intended to help the colleges. It also said there is no wire fraud conspiracy because the scheme didn’t take money from either college and also that it doesn’t allege that the defendants made false statements. Attorneys for co-defendants Merl Code and Christian Dawkins also asked the court to dismiss the charges. The government’s case charges that ... Log in to view full article.