|Woman in Pitino Extortion Case Says She Was Set Up|
|Sunday, 14 June 2009 15:21|
Louisville, KY - A 49-year-old former model and auto glass saleswoman who is accused of trying to extort cash, cars and a house from Louisville men's basketball coach Rick Pitino says she has been set up.
Karen Cunagin (KOON-uh-gehn) Sypher (SEYE-fer) has pleaded not guilty to federal charges of trying to extort Pitino and of lying to the FBI. If convicted on both counts, she could spend seven years in prison.
Posted: 6/14/09 8:25PM ET