The NFL has confirmed that it has expanded its own ongoing investigation into Washington commanders to include the organization’s financial misconduct.
On Tuesday, The Washington Post reported that the US House Committee on Oversight and Reform had formally contacted the Federal Trade Commission regarding evidence of “financial improprieties” by the team in recent years. The evidence was uncovered in emails, documents and in interviews during the congressional committee’s review of allegations of sexual misconduct across the organization over the past decade.
The team’s financial misconduct reports allege the organization used two sets of books and that ticket revenue was diverted from the visiting team’s pool, which is given to the league and shared by the 32 teams. of the NFL. The letter the committee sent to the FTC included evidence of a security deposit shell game involving subscription holders.