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Report: Minnesota Ticket Office Under FBI Investigation For Potential Fraud

According to a new report from The Minneapolis Star Tribune, the FBI is investigating the Minnesota ticket office for potential fraud.

A university spokesman confirmed the investigation to the Star Tribune.

Earlier this year, the U’s office of internal audit discovered some discrepancies in ticket transaction records, the official said. After taking action of its own to address the situation, the university turned over those findings to the FBI.

Former Gophers ticket operations director Brent Holck, who helped start the Golden Ticket promotions program for men’s basketball in 2012, was fired in February within 24 hours of the audit's discovery. Holck had been the ticket manager for U athletics since 2008.

Assistant athletic director Ryan Dillon was hired to replace Holck.

In recent years, Kansas was hit by a ticket scandal which resulted in jail time for an employee. We will keep you updated of any more details involving Minnesota.