Prosecutor: Sypher Complaint 'Void Of Credibility"

Jefferson County Commonwealth’s Attorney David Stengel says he has reviewed a videotaped criminal complaint made by Karen Sypher against University of Louisville men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino and found it, in his words, “void of credibility and lacking any supporting evidence.”                                              Sypher, who’s accused of trying to extort millions of dollars from Pitino by threatening… Continue reading Prosecutor: Sypher Complaint 'Void Of Credibility"

Sypher Pleads Not Guilty To Extorting Pitino

A plea of not guilty was entered Wednesday in federal court by Karen Sypher, the woman accused of trying to extort millions of dollars from University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino. Sypher was indicted this week on charges of extortion and lying to the FBI. She was released on her own recognizance following a… Continue reading Sypher Pleads Not Guilty To Extorting Pitino

Sypher Indicted In Extortion Case

A federal grand jury in Louisville has returned an indictment against Karen Sypher, accusing her of attempting to extort University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino and lying to investigators about the case. Sypher is the estranged wife of U of L basketball equipment manager Tim Sypher. Her arraignment in U.S. District Court is scheduled… Continue reading Sypher Indicted In Extortion Case

Sypher Charged With Extortion, Lying To FBI

Karen Sypher, the estranged wife of University of Louisville basketball team equipment manager Tim Sypher, has been charged in federal court with trying to extort money from U of L basketball coach Rick Pitino, and with lying to FBI during its investigation of the case. Pitino disclosed the alleged extortion attempt last weekend. Here is… Continue reading Sypher Charged With Extortion, Lying To FBI