Kenneth Wainstein

WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 30: Assistant Attorney General Kenneth Wainstein of the National Security Division at U.S. Justice Department testifies during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee October 31, 2007 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The hearing was focused on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, aka FISA, which set up a secret court of review to oversee classified surveillance. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

8 Fast Facts About The UNC Academic Fraud Scandal

According to an official report by former U.S. Justice Department official Kenneth Wainstein released Wednesday, there was more academic fraud than previously reported by the NCAA or the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

10/23/2014

The North Carolina Tar Heels run onto the field before their game against the Virginia Tech Hokies at Kenan Stadium on November 13, 2010 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.  (Source: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

1,500 Athletes Involved In UNC Academic Fraud

A scandal involving bogus classes and inflated grades at the University of North Carolina was bigger than previously reported, encompassing about 1,500 athletes who got easy A’s and B’s over a span of nearly two decades, according to an investigation released Wednesday.

10/22/2014

Nevin Shapiro

NCAA Alleges UM Ignored Problems W/ Shapiro

The NCAA is asking if Miami ignored evidence that the former booster at the center of this scandal was providing impermissible benefits Hurricanes’ athletes, coaches or recruits, said a person familiar with the situation.

CBS Miami–03/29/2013

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Battle Lines Drawn With NCAA’s Notice Of Allegations Against UM

The storm clouds that have been gathering over the University of Miami finally started to open Tuesday when the NCAA delivered its long awaited notice of allegations against the school, spelling out exactly what the collegiate governing body found during a two-year investigation of UM.

CBS Miami–02/20/2013

Nevin Shapiro

NCAA & UM Strengthening Positions In Shapiro Standoff

The battle lines between the NCAA and the University of Miami were fortified Monday night when the school said it would accept no more punishment from the NCAA for the Nevin Shapiro violations.

CBS Miami–02/19/2013

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NCAA Throws Out 20% Of UM Investigation

The NCAA has announced that 20 percent of the case against the University of Miami has been excluded from the investigation after the collegiate governing body had outside counsel review the enforcement staff’s investigation.

CBS Miami–02/18/2013

NCAA UM Football Field

External Review Of NCAA’s Shapiro Investigation Due Friday

The NCAA is expected to release the final report from an external review of the enforcement division prompted by improper gathering of evidence in the investigation into the University of Miami and its ties to disgraced former booster Nevin Shapiro.

CBS Miami–02/15/2013

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