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WE’LL TELL WHAT YOU A JUDGE HAD WE’LL TELL WHAT YOU A JUDGE HAD
TO SAY ABOUT IT. TO SAY ABOUT IT.
>>Devin: NOW AT 5:00, PARENTS>>Devin: NOW AT 5:00, PARENTS
SHELLED OUT BIG MONEY FOR THEIR SHELLED OUT BIG MONEY FOR THEIR
PARENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN AN PARENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN AN
OVERSEAS SOCCER PROGRAM. OVERSEAS SOCCER PROGRAM.
>>Karen: WHEN IT WAS CANCELED>>Karen: WHEN IT WAS CANCELED
AT THE LAST-MINUTE MANY BECAME AT THE LAST-MINUTE MANY BECAME
CONCERNED AND WANT TO KNOW WHERE CONCERNED AND WANT TO KNOW WHERE
THEIR MONEY IS. THEIR MONEY IS.
HANK, I’M A SOCCER MOM AND I HANK, I’M A SOCCER MOM AND I
WOULD BE UPSET IF THIS HAPPENED. WOULD BE UPSET IF THIS HAPPENED.
>>Hank: BECAUSE THE TRIPS CAN>>Hank: BECAUSE THE TRIPS CAN
COST A LOT OF MONEY, WE’RE COST A LOT OF MONEY, WE’RE
TALKING THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS. TALKING THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS.
PARENTS SPENT A LOT OF MONEY ON PARENTS SPENT A LOT OF MONEY ON
THE DREAM TRIP AND NOW SOME OF THE DREAM TRIP AND NOW SOME OF
THE MONEY APPEARS TO BE MISSING THE MONEY APPEARS TO BE MISSING
AND THE COACH IS DOING HIS BEST AND THE COACH IS DOING HIS BEST
TO HIDE. TO HIDE.
MEET COACH JAMES, WELL KNOWN ON MEET COACH JAMES, WELL KNOWN ON
THE SOCCER FIELD AND A BIGWIG IN THE SOCCER FIELD AND A BIGWIG IN
THE SOCCER TRAVEL WORLD. THE SOCCER TRAVEL WORLD.
THERE ARE MANY QUESTIONS ABOUT THERE ARE MANY QUESTIONS ABOUT
THE COACH AND MISSING CASH. THE COACH AND MISSING CASH.
WE’RE TALKING ABOUT THOUSANDS OF WE’RE TALKING ABOUT THOUSANDS OF
DOLLARS. DOLLARS.
WHEN I WENT LOOKING FOR THE WHEN I WENT LOOKING FOR THE
COACH, HE SPED OFF IN HIS COACH, HE SPED OFF IN HIS
PORSCHE BUT HE KNEW EXACTLY WHY PORSCHE BUT HE KNEW EXACTLY WHY
I WAS THERE. I WAS THERE.
HE WAS TIPPED OFF THAT I WAS HE WAS TIPPED OFF THAT I WAS
LOOKING FOR HIM AND THIS GUY, LOOKING FOR HIM AND THIS GUY,
WHO SAYS HE KNOWS THE COACH, WHO SAYS HE KNOWS THE COACH,
WASN’T HAPPY TO SEE ME LOOKING WASN’T HAPPY TO SEE ME LOOKING
FOR ANSWERS. FOR ANSWERS.
>>FILM THIS YOU LITTLE [BLEEP].>>FILM THIS YOU LITTLE [BLEEP].
>>Hank: DON’T BE DISRESPECTFUL.>>Hank: DON’T BE DISRESPECTFUL.
>>Hank: AT ONE POINT, HE THROWS>>Hank: AT ONE POINT, HE THROWS
HIS LIT CIGARETTE AT HIS HIS LIT CIGARETTE AT HIS
PHOTOGRAPHER. PHOTOGRAPHER.
>>I DON’T NEED YOU TO YELL AT>>I DON’T NEED YOU TO YELL AT
ME AND DRIVE AGGRESSIVELY TOWARD ME AND DRIVE AGGRESSIVELY TOWARD
ME. ME.
>>AREN’T YOU SPECIAL.>>AREN’T YOU SPECIAL.
>>Hank: WHY ARE THEY AGITATED?>>Hank: WHY ARE THEY AGITATED?
BECAUSE OF THE SECRET THE COACH BECAUSE OF THE SECRET THE COACH
WAS KEEPING FROM MANY LOCAL WAS KEEPING FROM MANY LOCAL
PARENTS. PARENTS.
I’LL EXPLAIN THAT IN A MOMENT. I’LL EXPLAIN THAT IN A MOMENT.
MEET JAKE. MEET JAKE.
>>THAT’S MY SON PLAYING SOCCER>>THAT’S MY SON PLAYING SOCCER
AND MY DAUGHTER, FOR A LOT OF AND MY DAUGHTER, FOR A LOT OF
YEARS. YEARS.
SO I WENT THROUGH A SIMILAR SO I WENT THROUGH A SIMILAR
EXPERIENCE AS A KID AND WENT TO EXPERIENCE AS A KID AND WENT TO
EUROPE AND PLAYED SOCCER, ONE OF EUROPE AND PLAYED SOCCER, ONE OF
THE BEST EXPERIENCES I HAD IN MY THE BEST EXPERIENCES I HAD IN MY
LIFE FROM AN ATHLETIC LIFE FROM AN ATHLETIC
STANDPOINT. STANDPOINT.
>>Hank: THEY SIGNED UP FOR THE>>Hank: THEY SIGNED UP FOR THE
SOCCER TRIP. SOCCER TRIP.
AND IT TRAINS IN BRIGHTON. AND IT TRAINS IN BRIGHTON.
AND THEY WERE TOUTING THIS AS AND THEY WERE TOUTING THIS AS
THE HOT YET EXPENSIVE TICKET. THE HOT YET EXPENSIVE TICKET.
>>THE FACT THEY INVITE PEOPLE>>THE FACT THEY INVITE PEOPLE
WHO GO TO THE CUP EVERY YEAR IS WHO GO TO THE CUP EVERY YEAR IS
ALSO WELL KNOWN. ALSO WELL KNOWN.
>>Hank: HE PAID ALMOST $6,000>>Hank: HE PAID ALMOST $6,000
TOTAL AND ONE OF 50 FAMILIES WHO TOTAL AND ONE OF 50 FAMILIES WHO
SIGNED UP AND PAID SOME AMOUNT SIGNED UP AND PAID SOME AMOUNT
FOR THE TRIP. FOR THE TRIP.
WHAT THEY DIDN’T KNOW AT THE WHAT THEY DIDN’T KNOW AT THE
TIME IS EVEN THOUGH THE COACH TIME IS EVEN THOUGH THE COACH
TOLD EVERYONE THEY WERE GOOD TO TOLD EVERYONE THEY WERE GOOD TO
GO FOR THE GOTHIA CUP IN JULY, GO FOR THE GOTHIA CUP IN JULY,
HE APPARENTLY MISSED THE HE APPARENTLY MISSED THE
REGISTRATION DATE. REGISTRATION DATE.
>>AT THE TIME IT PROGRESSED,>>AT THE TIME IT PROGRESSED,
CERTAIN WARNING SIENTS STARTED CERTAIN WARNING SIENTS STARTED
TO SURFACE. TO SURFACE.
>>Hank: AND THOSE BEHIND THE>>Hank: AND THOSE BEHIND THE
GOTHIA CUP CONFIRMED THEY NEVER GOTHIA CUP CONFIRMED THEY NEVER
RECEIVED ANY INFORMATION AND RECEIVED ANY INFORMATION AND
HAVE HAD ZERO CONTACT WITH THE HAVE HAD ZERO CONTACT WITH THE
COACH. COACH.
>>HOW DID THIS HAPPEN?>>HOW DID THIS HAPPEN?
HOW DID IT LEAD UP AND FALL HOW DID IT LEAD UP AND FALL
APART. APART.
>>Hank: THE COACH HAS IGNORED>>Hank: THE COACH HAS IGNORED
MY REPEATED CALLS, AND I DID MY REPEATED CALLS, AND I DID
REACH OUT TO THE BETTER BUSINESS REACH OUT TO THE BETTER BUSINESS
BUREAU AND SOME PARENTS HAVE BUREAU AND SOME PARENTS HAVE
FILED LOCAL POLICE REPORTS. FILED LOCAL POLICE REPORTS.
SOME HAVE RECEIVED REFUNDS, SOME HAVE RECEIVED REFUNDS,
OTHERS STILL WAITING. OTHERS STILL WAITING.
AND SOME OTHER FAMILIES IN A AND SOME OTHER FAMILIES IN A
BATTLE RIGHT NOW WITH CREDIT BATTLE RIGHT NOW WITH CREDIT
CARD COMPANIES HOPING TO GET CARD COMPANIES HOPING TO GET
SOME OF THEIR MONEY BACK. SOME OF THEIR MONEY BACK.
>>YOU HAVE TWO KIDS WHO LOVE>>YOU HAVE TWO KIDS WHO LOVE
PLAYING, WERE LOOKING FORWARD TO PLAYING, WERE LOOKING FORWARD TO
THE EXPERIENCE AND ARE THE EXPERIENCE AND ARE
DEVASTATED. DEVASTATED.
>>Hank: IF YOU SIGNED UP FOR>>Hank: IF YOU SIGNED UP FOR
THE TRIP AND HAVE NOT RECEIVED A THE TRIP AND HAVE NOT RECEIVED A
FULL REFUND. FULL REFUND.
YOU SHOULD BE FILING A POLICE YOU SHOULD BE FILING A POLICE
REPORT. REPORT.
WE DO KNOW POLICE ARE LOOKING WE DO KNOW POLICE ARE LOOKING
INTO THE MATTER. INTO THE MATTER.
IF THE SITUATION IS NOT IF THE SITUATION IS NOT
RESOLVED, THE COACH COULD BE RESOLVED, THE COACH COULD BE
DEALING WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF DEALING WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF
NOT ONLY A LEGAL ISSUE BUT THE NOT ONLY A LEGAL ISSUE BUT THE
POSSIBILITY OF A CRIMINAL ISSUE. POSSIBILITY OF A CRIMINAL ISSUE.
>>Karen: AND THE POOR KIDS!>>Karen: AND THE POOR KIDS!
>>Hank: THEY’RE SO>>Hank: THEY’RE SO
DISAPPOINTED. DISAPPOINTED.
AND THE PARENTS SAID IT’S NOT AND THE PARENTS SAID IT’S NOT
REALLY ABOUT THE DOLLAR AMOUNT REALLY ABOUT THE DOLLAR AMOUNT
EVEN THOUGH IT’S A LOT OF MONEY EVEN THOUGH IT’S A LOT OF MONEY
BUT IT WAS THE BIG TRIP FOR THE BUT IT WAS THE BIG TRIP FOR THE
SUMMER AND THEY WERE TRAINING SUMMER AND THEY WERE TRAINING
FOR IT AND WORK HARD FOR THAT, FOR IT AND WORK HARD FOR THAT,
SO WE’RE HOPING FOR A SO WE’RE HOPING FOR A
RESOLUTION. RESOLUTION.
YOU CAN BET POLICE WILL BE