Former Pennsylvania basketball coach Jerome Allen testified to taking around $300,000 in wire transfer bribes from a Florida businessman in exchange for getting the man's son into the university with a priority basketball scholarship. 

Allen, now a coach with the Boston Celtics, resigned from a six-year head coaching tenure leading the Quakers in 2015. He was 65-104.

Allen's testimony was part of a major Medicare and Medicaid fraud investigation from July that caught the coach on wiretaps making the deal with the healthcare executive, Philip Esformes; Allen had already pleaded guilty for bribery charges in October and could face prison time.

He said he also received bags with $10,000 in cash before he started receiving wire transfers prior to Morris Esformes, the businessman's son, getting into the university. 


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