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James Gatto, Merl Code and Christian Dawkins Found Guilty in Pay-for-Play Trial - Sports and Entertainment Law News

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Posted on: Dec 4, 2018

From ESPN:

A jury recently convicted the three defendants accused of pay-for-play schemes to influence high-profile basketball recruits to attend Kansas, Louisville and NC State.

Adidas employee James Gatto, former Adidas consultant Merl Code and former runner for NBA agent Andy Miller, Christian Dawkins, were found guilty on felony charges of wire fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud after a three-week criminal trial in federal court in New York.

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