Penn St. higher-ups hammered in Sandusky probe
posted Jul 12 2012 5:03PM
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Penn State report on Jerry Sandusky's molestation of children isn't kind to school officials.
Former FBI director and federal Judge Louis Freeh (LOO'-ee free) says the most "saddening and sobering" finding from his group's investigation into the child sex scandal is school officials' "total disregard" for the safety and welfare of the ex-coach's victims.
He called out Hall of Fame football coach Joe Paterno, ex-President Graham Spanier, athletic director Tim Curley and former senior vice president Gary Schultz, saying that the "most powerful men at Penn State failed" to take any steps for 14 years,
The investigation concludes that the senior officials "concealed critical facts relating to Sandusky's child abuse" because they were worried about bad publicity.
Sandusky is awaiting sentencing after being convicted of 45 criminal counts. The scandal led to the ouster of Paterno and Spanier.