A group of Penn State trustees on Friday said they have finished their own investigation into the Freeh Report that led to NCAA sanctions and a. As the Sandusky trial proceeded toward conviction in June , it was reported that “[t]he university says that [Freeh’s] report. The page report from Freeh’s law firm was characterized as The Freeh Report had far-reaching outcomes for Penn State.

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Freeh and the FBI were praised for the handling of the day standoff between law enforcement agents and the Montana Freemen, a fringe political group.

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Paterno family members dismissed the accusations. Steve Garban, a member of the PSU board of trustees who had stepped down as chairman since the Sandusky scandal emerged and was named by Freeh as having received but not then disseminated information about Sandusky to the rest of the board, resigned from the board following the report’s release.

The sanctions took the form of a sweeping consent decree in which Penn State accepted the findings of fact by the NCAA and waived any right to appeal the sanctions.

In a deposition, a Freeh investigator acknowledged the firm had identified the NCAA as a potential client. Retrieved 1 January Defense rests without Greeh testifying”. On August 16,a man, known as Victim 5, who was sexually abused by Sandusky was the first to settle his civil suit against the university for an undisclosed amount.

Paterno’s peu at the end of the year. He replied, “I do not know of it.

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As part of the settlement, the NCAA reversed its decision on January 16,and restored the wins to Paterno’s record. Officials seek alleged victims”. Bankruptcy Court Judge Martin Glenn. Retrieved July 12, In an email McQueary sent prosecutors, released years later, he wrote, ‘I feel my words were slightly twisted. Media frenzy forced board’s hand.


Yahoo NewsNovember 18, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation — Retrieved March 27, On March 12, the Board of Trustees released what it described as its final statement on the ouster of Spanier and Paterno. The Department of Justice charged Moody with the murders of Judge Vance and of Robinson, a black civil-rights attorney who had been killed in a separate explosion at his office. The planning for the vigil began the Monday before Paterno’s firing and gained steam quickly across campus.


Retrieved 27 July Shreffler testified before the grand jury that director of the campus police, Thomas Harmon, told him to drop the case. As stated by Mr. Corbett previously served as attorney general”.

However, in late and earlycourt depositions by Trustees Kenneth Frazier and Keith Masser conflicted with the “failure frreeh leadership” story.

This article needs to be updated. Freeh and his wife, Marilyn, who repot the time was employed as a clerk at the FBI headquarters, [81] have six sons. Penn State’s administration has issued a statement following a decision by the Court of Common Pleas of Centre County with regard to a lawsuit filed by seven alumni-elected trustees.

Michael Boni, plaintiff’s lawyer in the Repoet scandal, claimed “the headlines of these stories is Paterno knew of Sandusky’s molestation in the ’70s, ’76 or ‘ Penn State has responded in ways such as removing Sandusky’s image from a mural near the university, [] and renaming an ice cream flavor which had been created in his honor.

Curley then met with Reoprt and told him he was not to be using Penn Deport athletic facilities with any young people, and Curley reported the incident to Jack Raykovitz, [47] who as the CEO of The Second Mile a state-licensed charity for disadvantaged youth established by Sandusky was a mandated reporter and also Sandusky’s boss at the time.


The board was still finalizing Paterno’s retirement package at the time of his death from lung cancer two months later, on January 22, This page was last edited on 12 Novemberat Freeh accused him of downloading a “portable, personal trove” of US nuclear secrets.

In his memo he wrote: While Matthew Sandusky originally took his adopted father’s side when he was first questioned by the grand jury, he later revealed that Jerry Sandusky had started to sexually abuse him when he was eight years old.

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Trib Total Media, Inc. Victim 6 filed a lawsuit against Psi State on January 22, Raykovitz was also a highly trained professional on handling such allegations. Soon after the scandal broke, commentators noted that civil lawsuits against Jerry Sandusky and Penn State were inevitable.

Fisher met Sandusky through The Second Mile in or [24] when Sandusky began having a relationship with Fisher involving “inappropriate touching”. I am truly sorry. Jerry Sandusky fits ‘predator ‘ “.

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Retrieved December 7, They didn’t think Sandusky was a pedophile; they thought he had “boundary issues. Retrieved 12 May On February 10, ffreeh, a report authored by former United States Attorney General and former Governor of Pennsylvania Dick Thornburghwhom the Paterno family retained to conduct its own investigation, concluded that the Freeh report was “seriously flawed, both with respect to the process of [its] investigation and its findings related to Mr.

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