Haith files court petition against his bank
Updated On: May 06 2013 08:55:26 PM CDT
It seems ever since Frank Haith was hired at the University of Missouri, there has been some kind of distraction lingering for him off the court.
Monday, we learned of another.
As first reported by CBSSports.com, Haith and his wife, Pamela, are filing a court petition against Bank of America trying to determine if his personal business account was improperly breached during an NCAA investigation.
Haith originally became concerned about a potential breach in late October 2012.
At that point, he had already turned over bank statements to the NCAA as part of its investigation into the claims made by jailed Miami booster Nevin Shapiro.
On Oct. 22, in a second interview, NCAA investigators, citing anonymous sources, suggested that he turn over microfiche reproductions of checks he had previously written because they were available from his bank.
This raised a red flag for the Haiths.
On Oct. 24, Pamela Haith, called the bank and inquired about the microfiche reproductions. A bank employee allegedly told her they had already been viewed or ordered, something neither Frank nor his wife authorized.
Haith's attorney, Michael Buckner, is claiming Bank of America has not adequately investigated the matter and may even be trying to cover up illicit activity by one of its own employees.
Buckner adds that this petition does not involve the NCAA at the moment, and the Haiths don't want to pursue any lawsuit against the bank until after they have appeared in front of the NCAA Committee on Infractions this June. At that time, Haith will defend himself regarding the NCAA charges that he failed to properly monitor his assistants at Miami and failed to promote an atmosphere of compliance.
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