By Mehka

South Dakota state university

It’s a known fact that college student-athletes don’t get paid. That little fact didn’t stop three football players at South Dakota State University from getting to the money in a major way!

Per AP:

Using surveillance video, they discovered a cornerback for the University of South Dakota’s football team was using a preloaded debit card that had been issued for a tax refund.

The card, however, did not belong to Alphonso “Rico” Valdez. A scheme to defraud the IRS of $1.1 million began to unravel. After a months-long investigation, authorities busted up the fraud ring, which netted about $400,000 over nearly …read more

Via:: Notes From the Underground

      

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