Transcript for FBI Eying Rutgers Whistleblower for Alleged Extortion
The latest now on the basketball scandal at rutgers. The coach caught on tape abusing his players have been fired. Some of his bosses have rezisign resigned. The nib fbi may be inve gating. Reporter: This morning, a new twist. . Reporter: The whistle-blower who released this video of rutgers basketball coach mike rice berating the players is possibly under investigation for extortion. The coach fired after the video ran on espn. The athletic director who first saw the video last year resigned. Now abc news has learned that an fbi agent was on the school's campus, looking at claims that former rutgers employee, eric m murdock, was demanding money from the university for employment issues. Roy black say, if true, this could be considered blackmail. You're going pay me or settle my demand or you're going suffer the consequences. Reporter: Murdock sued rutgers. Efforts to get them to address the problems were ignored for months. Instead, I was removed from my position. That is wrong. That's why I filed a lawsuit. He lost all his leverage once he released the tape. The damage has been done. Get that ball, put it through that hole, and I won't hit you through the bat. Reporter: Just as the nation can't stop talking about the r rutgers scandal, "saturday night live" turned it into a comedy stit skit on the show. yeah, you know why, you're toast? We have reached out to rutgers, the fbi, and murdock. Nobody is commenting on the extortion allegations. The university's president will speak at a town hall meeting this morning. He may have to explain why he didn't watch the video until last week, even though he knew about it four months ago. Not a good explanation yet. Let's go to lara. An amazing update on a flea
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