A former consultant to the University of Kansas was aware that his wife, who ran the school's ticket office, was setting aside large amounts of season tickets and split the proceeds of their illegal sale with her, prosecutors said Friday.
Rodney Jones, a former University of Kansas official who was in charge of the school's fundraising, has pleaded guilty to conspiracy for his role in the theft of more than $2 million of athletic event tickets.
Federal prosecutors charged five former Kansas employees Thursday with conspiring to steal more than $2 million in tickets to athletic events in a scandal that embarrassed the school and likely led to the early departure of athletic director Lew Perkins.
A former University of Kansas athletics official has admitted in court that he knew other school officials were involved in a lucrative ticket-scalping racket but concealed the crime and didn't alert authorities.
Two former University of Kansas athletics officials tied to a $1 million ticket scalping scandal at the school have been charged as part of a federal probe into the scheme, according to court documents unsealed Wednesday.
TOPEKA, Kan. -- The University of Kansas is hiring a new auditor and considering changes in the athletic department's board of directors in response to a recently uncovered ticket-scalping scam, the school's top administrator said Thursday.