Former Cat Steve Masiello linked to felon in alleged Derby ticket scam

Steve Masiello
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A felon charged with failing to deliver $125,000 in 2008 Ryder Cup tickets that he was paid for has been linked to an alleged scheme to rip off a Derby ticket broker who says he was promised tickets by assistant University of men’s basketball coach Steve Masiello. Ticket broker Scott Davis, an Oldham County magistrate, filed a lawsuit last week against Masiello, alleging that the coach improperly kept $50,000 in cash he had promised to use to procure recent Kentucky Derby and Oaks tickets. Davis’ suit alleges that another man — identified as “Steve #2” — picked up cash payments that Masiello was supposed to use to acquire the tickets.

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