Archive for April, 2014

Two More Pervert Swim Coach Stories Break — Is Capitol Hill Paying Attention?

Published April 25th, 2014, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   1. www.washingtonpost.com/local/crime/montgomery-county-police-arrested-head-of-md-swim-club-on-child-sex-abuse-charges/2014/04/24/3966d880-cbec-11e3-a75e-463587891b57_story.html?wprss=rss_AllWPStoriesandBlogs&Post+generic=%3Ftid%3Dsm_twitter_washingtonpost   2.. The first link above is The Washington Post on the 53-year-old founder and owner of the Maryland Suburban Swim Club, Christopher Thomas Huott, who was arrested on child abuse and sex offense charges Thursday morning after being accused by a former student. Huott thus joins American Swimming […]

Muchnick’s Letter to Fort Lauderdale City Manager Regarding Alex Pussieldi Public Records Dispute

Published April 25th, 2014, Uncategorized

Mr. Lee R. Feldman City Manager City of Fort Lauderdale Dear Mr. Feldman: I want to thank the City of Fort Lauderdale staff, especially assistant city attorney Cole Copertino, for all the time they have put into the public records requests related to the reporting by Tim Joyce and me on the history of youth […]

Quest Continues For Full Story of Alex Pussieldi’s Alleged Abuse of a Swimmer at Fort Lauderdale’s Pine Crest School

Published April 24th, 2014, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick We have good information that Alex Pussieldi engaged in inappropriate behavior with a swimmer who attended Pine Crest School in Fort Lauderdale. Of course, Pine Crest is already an historical capital of coach-on-athlete sex abuse — through anecdotes involving Hall of Fame coach Jack Nelson (whom Diana Nyad has credibly accused of […]

Alex Pussieldi Allegations Would Have Threatened His U.S. Residency If They Had Risen to Level of Criminal Charges

Published April 23rd, 2014, Uncategorized

by Tim Joyce   Concussion Inc. has not been able to confirm Alex Pussieldi’s current citizenship, immigrant (green card), or non-immigrant resident status in the United States. But what we do know is that when it comes to matters of criminal charges, arrests, and prosecutions, law enforcement  is usually vigilant when it comes to a […]

New Times Weekly Working on Alex Pussieldi Story – Years After the Fort Lauderdale City Commissioners Packet With Info on Him ‘Probably Ended Up in the Garbage’

Published April 22nd, 2014, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   New Times is working on a story about abusive swim coach and international human trafficker Alex Pussieldi, according to Chuck Strouse, editor-in-chief of the Miami and Broward-Palm Beach editions of the weekly owned by the Village Voice Media chain. This is an eagerly anticipated article, and not just because it will be […]