Federal Agency Investigating Penn State
“He had an office, he had a telephone in their football facility, he was allowed access to all of the recreational facilities, parking pass, he had an account for a Penn State internet address, all of these factors that the grand jury looked into, so it emboldened him. It allowed him to continue to use the Penn State facilities from 1998 through 2002.”
He said Joe Paterno is not a target in the criminal investigation, but the whole affair is bigger than any one man or five men.
“It’s a total systemic breakdown and Joe, unfortunately, is at the head of the table, and what the press is upset about and what they’re going to be saying for the next few weeks, over and over again, is that responsibility attaches for allowing a known sexual predator to remain on campus under the auspices of the great football program.”
Appearing on the WNPV talk program Legally Speaking, Szostak said it’s a horrific human tragedy and a terrible story of damage to young children, and lawsuits and new levels of accountability will come from it.