Con man steals spotlight as informant in basketball probe

NEW YORK (AP) – A con man named Louis Martin "Marty" Blazer III may have failed in his scheme to make low-budget movies with money swiped from pro athletes, but he has now succeeded in stealing part of the spotlight in a scandal that has shaken college basketball to its core.

Obscure con man steals spotlight as informant in hoops probe

NEW YORK (AP) – A once-obscure admitted con man named Louis Martin "Marty" Blazer III may have failed in his scheme to make low-budget movies with money swiped from pro athletes, but he’s now succeeded in stealing part of the spotlight in a scandal that’s shaken college basketball to its core.