Sammy Villegas

Sammy Villegas leaves professional team

From ESPN:

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- The former University of Toledo basketball player charged with fixing games in a nearly two-year federal gambling probe is leaving the Dominican Republic en route to Puerto Rico, where he plans to cooperate fully with the authorities.

University of Toledo athletics once again investigated in gambling scandal

The UT is once again at the center of a gambling charge. This time around it is focused on Sammy Villegas who has been charged  with one count of conspiracy to influence sporting contests by bribery. This follows on the footsteps of the charges filed against Harvey "Scooter" McDougle last year on similar charges while playing for the UT Rockets football team.

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