The director of ticket operations resigned Thursday morning from Kansas Athletics Inc., as a grand jury indicted her and four others for their roles in an alleged ticket scam prosecutors say cost the department up to $5 million during the past five years.
A federal judge refused Friday to shorten the sentence of a former Kansas University athletics consultant caught up in a $2 million ticket scalping conspiracy, rejecting defense claims that Thomas Blubaugh’s former attorney did a poor job representing him.
A federal judge has ruled the former wife of a Kansas University official caught in a ticket scalping scandal cannot keep money and property fraudulently transferred to her in the couple’s divorce settlement.
A federal judge is refusing to throw out the sentence of a former Kansas University assistant athletics director convicted in a $2 million ticket scalping conspiracy.
Prosecutors on Wednesday urged a judge to reject a request by a former consultant for Kansas University to have his sentence shortened in a ticket scalping conspiracy that he helped conceal.
A former Kansas Athletics Inc. consultant convicted for his role in the Kansas University ticket scandal is asking a judge to shave a year off his 46-month federal prison sentence, according to court records.
City leaders have confirmed that two Lawrence police officers were suspended following an investigation conducted by the FBI related to traffic tickets being fixed in exchange for Kansas University basketball tickets.
As the nation's oldest sitting federal judge in history, U.S. District Judge Wesley Brown allowed himself few concessions to his advancing age as he insisted on presiding over significant and often complex cases right up until his death at 104.
The ex-wife of the highest-ranking official caught in the University of Kansas ticket scalping scandal has denied any fraudulent transfer of assets in their divorce settlement.
Federal prosecutors on Wednesday sued the highest-ranking official caught in a ticket scalping scandal at the University of Kansas and his ex-wife, alleging the property settlement in their divorce defrauded the United States.
Kansas University officials won’t file a civil lawsuit against former athletic department employees who stole $2 million in a football and basketball ticket scheme, a KU spokesman said Friday.
The last co-conspirator in an operation that stole and sold thousands of tickets for Kansas University basketball and football games is behind bars, awaiting designation in a federal medical complex in Massachusetts.
Charlette Blubaugh won’t be spending the next four-plus years in camp. Blubaugh, former associate athletics director for ticket operations at Kansas Athletics Inc., started her 57-month prison term last week in a Texas prison for her role in a scheme to steal and resell tickets to regular-season games for football and men’s basketball.
Federal prosecutors say they don’t anticipate filing any more criminal charges connected with a five-year ticket-stealing scheme that cost Kansas Athletics Inc. at least $2 million.
Now that former Kansas Athletics Inc. employees are headed to prison for their roles in a $2 million scheme to steal and sell Kansas University football and basketball tickets, the next step for authorities and campus officials dealing with the repercussions is clear.
The man who led fundraising for Kansas Athletics Inc. for more than five years is headed to prison for his role in a ticket-selling scheme that drained at least $2 million from the department and cost some donors opportunities for the seats they deserved at Allen Fieldhouse.