Archive for May, 2014

11 Open Questions About USA Swimming Human Trafficker Coach Alex Pussieldi

Published May 2nd, 2014, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   The unofficial embargo on hard-hitting coverage of the USA Swimming sex abuse scandals by outlets larger than Concussion Inc. is about to break – we know of two major articles in the works, at least one of which is expected to find its way into print next week. Tim Joyce and […]

How the New Florida and Maryland Swim Coach Sex Abuse Cases Can Do More Than Add to the Din

Published May 2nd, 2014, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   While zeroing in on Alex Pussieldi and Fort Lauderdale, we can’t lose sight of the sheer ongoing national volume of cases of youth swim coach sex abuse. A week ago we called attention to the arrests of Joey Diaz in Florida and Christopher Thomas Huott in Maryland. Here’s more on why […]

Muchnick Exchange With Fort Lauderdale Counsel: ‘Claim That Further Alex Pussieldi Documents Don’t Exist Is an Embarrassment’

Published May 1st, 2014, Uncategorized

Below is our email exchange with Cole Copertino, Fort Lauderdale’s assistant city counsel. The cc recipients Lee Feldman and Cynthia Everett are, respectively, the city manager and city counsel.     From: Cole Copertino To: Irvin Muchnick Cc: Cynthia Everett; Lee Feldman Sent: Thursday, May 1, 2014 10:53 AM Subject: RE: Muchnick public records dispute Good afternoon Mr. Muchnick, I […]