Adidas Exec, Others Push For Info To Bolster Bribery Defense

Law360 (April 6, 2018, 8:56 PM EDT) -- An Adidas executive, a consultant for the shoe company and a former NBA agent charged in a college basketball bribery scheme involving top-tier NCAA schools asked a New York federal judge Thursday to force the government to turn over witness statements that may aid their case, including those of a high school basketball director who was unexpectedly dropped from the case.

Attorneys for Jim Gatto, who was Adidas' head of global sports marketing for basketball at the time of his arrest; Merl Code, an Adidas consultant; and former NBA agent Christian Dawkins say prosecutors should turn over statements from Brad Augustine, a...

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