Federal prosecutors have dropped all criminal charges against the former director of an amateur basketball program who was among 10 people charged last year in a major corruption case involving college basketball, according to a court filing.
In September, federal prosecutors in Manhattan accused Jonathan Brad Augustine of participating in a scheme to facilitate and make bribes to high-school basketball players so they would go to universities sponsored by Adidas AG.
In a document filed in federal court on Friday, prosecutors moved to dismiss a criminal complaint they filed against Augustine that charged him with Wire Fraud conspiracy, wire fraud and money laundering conspiracy.
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