The Daily News has some major juice on the ongoing Don Tollefson Eagles tickets scam story, which turns out to be much more than a story about a scam revolving around Eagles tickets.
Sources tell the Daily News that Tollefson’s charities have been raising eyebrows for more than a decade, going back to his days at Fox 29, and the multijurisdictional criminal probe into the alleged scam has already expanded beyond the Eagles road-trip snafu.
The investigation now involves the IRS and a grand jury, according to a source recently contacted by a law-enforcement official working the Tollefson case. Websites for most of Tollefson’s charities have gone dark.
“It’s a monster right now,” said Bucks County Deputy District Attorney Ryan Hyde, who specializes in complex white-collar cases, of the Tollefson investigation. “We’ve talked with more than 100 victims. It’s a sizable amount of money.”
Read the rest of the piece for yourself. There are grisly details–Tollefson failing to deliver promised money to a cancer patient–and funny ones–a website clumsily written in ALL-CAPS. [Daily News]