Edward Rife says he got death threats
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The tattoo parlor owner whose purchase of Ohio State memorabilia triggered a far-reaching football scandal says he has received death threats and saw his family's finances destroyed.
Edward Rife pleaded guilty in June to drug trafficking and money laundering charges unrelated to the scandal. He is scheduled for sentencing Wednesday.
A document filed by Rife's attorney Friday in federal court says Rife has spent the past year fearing for the safety of his family and ...
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