4 NCAA coaches face federal charges over alleged college basketball fraud scheme

Daily News Article - September 27, 2017


1. The first paragraph of a news article should answer the questions who, what, where and when. List the who, what, where and when of this news item. (NOTE: The remainder of a news article provides details on the why and/or how.)

2. Define the following terms as used in the article:

3. What wrongdoing did prosecutors say they uncovered during their two year investigation?

4. How long ago did the federal investigation start? What was the purpose of the investigation?

5. a) How many people are facing federal criminal charges? List those mentioned in the article.
b) What charges were brought against Coach Person? How did the FBI describe his actions?

6. Re-read paragraphs 18-22. Do you agree with the remarks made by Mr. Kim and Mr. Sweeney? Explain your answer.

7. Watch the video under "Resources" below, which is a clip from acting U.S. Attorney Joon Kim's press conference Tuesday.  After hearing quotes of the coachs' remarks, what is your reaction?