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Auburn Univ. assistant men's basketball coach charged in federal bribery probe

Chuck Person (Source: Auburn University website) Chuck Person (Source: Auburn University website)
AUBURN, AL (WAFF) -

Auburn's University assistant men's basketball coach and former NBA star Chuck Person was charged in a federal bribery probe on Tuesday.

The U.S. Attorney's Office and the FBI held a news conference to discuss the investigation on Tuesday morning. 

READ MORE: AFFIDAVIT: Auburn Assoc. basketball coach charged in federal bribery probe

According to an affidavit, around September 2016 until September 2017 Person willfully and knowingly committed wire fraud after needing $60,000 in exchange for directing student-athletes to a financial advisor and business manager, who remains a confidential source for the government. 

Person was among 10 people charged with fraud and corruption including four college basketball coaches, managers and financial advisors and representatives of a major international sportswear company. 

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