Former KU ticket employee sentenced to 37 months in federal prison
8:09 AM, Mar 30, 2011
12:15 PM, Mar 30, 2011
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A former systems analyst at the University of Kansas ticket
office was sentenced to 37 months in prison for her part in a $2
million ticket scalping conspiracy.
Kassie Liebsch cried as she was sentenced Wednesday to prison
instead of the probation her attorneys had asked the judge to
impose. The 28-year-old Lawrence woman was also ordered to pay,
along with her co-defendants, $1.27 in restitution and a $2 million
forfeiture. She also was ordered to pay the Internal Revenue
In a tearful courtroom statement, Liebsch apologized while
acknowledged being an active participant in something she knew was
Seven people were charged with illegally selling football and
basketball season tickets to ticket brokers and others, and then
pocketing the money. All pleaded guilty.