How are the Washington Commanders defending themselves against allegations of financial impropriety?

The is Washington leaders Finally formally reacting to allegations of financial impropriety that The US House of Representatives Oversight and Reform Committee It was issued against them after an investigation that initially sought only to find evidence of workplace harassment against women in the US capital’s privileged workplace.

In a 19-page letter, the leaders sent a file US Federal Trade Commission The main evidence of what they believe to be their innocence, based on testimonies, emails, and other documents.

Leaders’ arguments

In addition to this message, Washington defends itself with more than 80 pages Signed affidavits, emails and exchange of text messages, in order to make clear the accusations they considered defamatory.

“The committee did not request a single document from the team, and the committee did not invite a single representative from the team to address the truth of the matters contained in the committee’s letter, and the committee did not ask questions to the team to respond to in writing about its allegations or provide any mechanism of any kind to the team to address the truth of the allegations.” “Had the commission put any of these questions or requests to the team, the team could have – and might – have easily and completely refuted each allegation.”

What do the allegations consist of?

The main allegations relate to the alleged practice of several years at the time Washington Redskins from illegally withholding 40% of domestic game ticket profits, which, according to the prosecution, were meant to be returned to the NFL to be shared equally among the visiting teams, according to the league’s own rules.

The whole mess came about because of the certification of the VP of Sales and Customer Service Jason Friedmana former employee of the Leaders Group, claiming it was due to compensation from a disgruntled former employee.

The 19-page letter was signed by Jordan W Seif From the law firm of Reed Smith.