The FBI on Tuesday arrested several NCAA basketball officials, including coaches, at some of the country's top programs in conjunction with an investigation into alleged bribery, corruption, and fraud, NBC News first reported.
Among those who have been arrested are the assistant coach at Oklahoma State University Lamont Evans, associate head coach at Auburn University Chuck Person, the assistant coach at Arizona University Emanuel Richardson, and Associate Head Coach of USC Tony Bland.
Jim Gatto, the head of sports marketing at Adidas (ADDYY) was also arrested.
The investigation is being headed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Manhattan U.S. Attorney's office. The U.S. Attorney and FBI have been investigating the criminal impact of money on coaches and players since 2015.
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