Experts: Penn State investigation could focus on cover-up | PennLive.com
It’s fairly clear the federal investigation into Penn State University won’t be a duplication of the grand jury probe that led to more than 50 counts of child sex abuse charges against Jerry Sandusky.
Instead, federal authorities seem to be stepping into areas where the state attorney general’s office hasn’t gone. This time, they seem to be exploring the possibility of a cover-up at Penn State, as well as possible bribes, fraud, or misuse of federal money, according to three former federal prosecutors who were asked by The Patriot-News to independently review the subpoena Penn State received Feb. 2.
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And on the case is one of the most experienced and respected assistant U.S. Attorneys in the region, Gordon Zubrod. Among his high-profile prosecutions: the Luzerne County kids-for-cash case that involved two county judges, child prostitution rings and fraud cases. “If you thought there might be a cover up, these are the type of documents you might want to get to know, one way or another,” said Laurie Levinson, a former assistant United States attorney and current professor at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles.