Steve Penny's attorney, Rusty Hardin, said his client participated in a decision by lawyers to transfer documents "for safekeeping" from the Karolyi Ranch to USA Gymnastics headquarters in Indianapolis.
A federal jury on Wednesday found three men guilty of fraud charges for channeling secret payments to the families of top-tier basketball recruits to influence their choices of schools, apparel companies and agents.
“Multiple eyewitnesses provided statements that Hill’s conduct was inappropriate, ‘creepy,’ unwelcome, and made many of the women at the party uncomfortable,” the report from the Indiana Inspector General's Office stated.
The deal also provides two years of free credit-monitoring services to 200 million people whose email addresses and other personal information were stolen as part of the biggest security breach in history.
Special Prosecutor Dan Sigler said there was “insufficient evidence" of Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill’s "intent to touch the victims in a rude, insolent or angry manner to constitute a battery."
A civil lawsuit against Butler University brought by a student who claims he was wrongly expelled after being falsely accused of sexual assault has ended with a judgment in favor of the university and other school personnel involved in the investigation.
Former USA Gymnastics President Steve Penny was arrested while in Tennessee on a family vacation, unaware a Texas grand jury had indicted him for allegedly tampering with evidence in a sexual assault investigation, his attorney said.