Penn State nears $26 million spent on the Jerry Sandusky scandal
- The cost of legal bills, consultants and other fees for Penn State in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal is now almost $26 million.
- According to figures updated by the school Monday, $12.7 million, nearly half of the university's now-$25.9 million bill, was spent on the Board of Trustees' internal investigation and communications firms.
- The total does not currently include the first of five $12 million payments made to cover the NCAA's $60 million fine, part of the landmark sanctions that Gov. Tom Corbett is attempting to have thrown out with his filing last week of a federal lawsuit.
From the article:
STATE COLLEGE — Penn State's price tag to cover legal bills, consultants and other fees associated with the child molestation scandal involving former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky is approaching $26 million. ...