Archive for April, 2014

Concussion Inc.’s Timeline For Fort Lauderdale City and USA Swimming Cover-Up of Abusive Human Trafficker Coach Alex Pussieldi

Published April 18th, 2014, Uncategorized

FALL 2003. With assistant coach Alex Pussieldi chaperoning at a hotel during a meet in Orlando, video circulates of a girl swimmer on Hall of Fame coach Jack Nelson’s Fort Lauderdale Swim Team performing oral sex on the star male swimmer. FALL-WINTER 2003. Rumors circulate that underage male swimmers who had been living in Pussieldi’s […]

Is Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Dean Trantalis — Vice Mayor in 2004 — Playing Dumb About the Alex Pussieldi Investigation?

Published April 18th, 2014, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   Dean Trantalis, city commissioner for Fort Lauderdale’s second district, strenuously distances himself when asked about Alex Pussieldi. On February 25, Trantalis assistant Scott Wyman emailed Concussion Inc. in response to an inquiry about Pussieldi: “The commissioner wanted me to let you know that he had no information about […]

Fort Lauderdale: ‘Very Likely No Such Records Exist’ in Requests For More Alex Pussieldi Documents. Us: ‘Huh?’

Published April 17th, 2014, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   Cole Copertino, assistant city counsel for Fort Lauderdale, today told Concussion Inc. that the police administrative staff “have been diligently searching the records you have requested. It is very likely that no such records exist, but they are doing their best to exhaust all search options.” From where I sit, if […]

From San Francisco Chronicle, a Profile in Caution in Cal Football Player Attack

Published April 17th, 2014, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   The San Francisco Chronicle has set the new standard in 21st century corporate journalism: On a story about a premeditated blind-side physical attack, don’t name the assailant; just name the victim! “Both Cal football players in fight last year return” is the headline today over the article at http://www.sfgate.com/collegesports/article/Both-Cal-football-players-in-fight-last-fall-5408503.php. Reporter John […]

EXCLUSIVE: With Alex Pussieldi Situation in Limbo, John Leonard’s American Swimming Coaches Association Has a New Law Firm to Troubleshoot Immigration Issues

Published April 17th, 2014, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   Congressman George Miller and the House Committee on Education and the Workforce need to be paying close attention to the Alex Pussieldi story. Here’s yet another reason why. We already know a lot about the mysterious Pussieldi. But one thing Concussion Inc. doesn’t yet know is his immigration […]