Sex scandal costs Penn State $50m
Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky leaves the Centre County Courthouse after being sentenced in his child sex abuse case in 2012 in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania. Philadelphia - Penn State has spent more than $50-million on fines, legal bills and other costs linked to a sex abuse scandal that has roiled the university for nearly two years, according to the school's website. That figure does not include up to $60-million the university has set aside to settle civil claims from 32 now-grown men who said they were sexually abused by former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, a university spokesman said on Monday.
The NCAA said at the time that the money was equivalent to the annual gross revenue of the football programme. Running a close second to the NCAA annual payment were the university's legal fees which totalled $11.4-million.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at Sunday TribuneSimilar Stories