Doug Robinson: Lack of media outrage deafening over BCS scandal

Published: Thursday, April 7 2011 10:27 p.m. MDT

 According to The AP, Junker received money for cars, including $27,000 in 2009. COO Natalie Wisneski received an annual car allowance of $16,800.

 Junker was reimbursed $110,000 for attending a celebrity fight night and bidding on a golf date with Jack Nicklaus. He later billed the bowl for his travel expenses for the golf date.

 Junker was reimbursed $2,285 for Nike golf equipment. Another Fiesta Bowl employee charged the bowl more than $12,000 for Titleist golf balls.

 The bowl paid for a trip by Wisneski to Paris for a Hispanic businesswomen's retreat.

 The bowl paid about $1,900 to send two staff members to a Brian Wilson concert in New York.

Scandal at a glance

The Fiesta Bowl is reportedly being investigated by the Arizona attorney general's office and the IRS. According to the Arizona Republic, the bowl's list of possible criminal offenses could include conspiracy, wire and mail fraud, obstruction of justice, unlawful political donations, tax evasion, kickbacks, money-laundering and bribery of public officials.

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