Tuesday, September 15, 2009
Former Oklahoma High School Sports Association Exec Charged In $450K Embezzlement Case
Danny Rennels, 58, of Verden, Oklahoma, was charged with embezzling $457,500 from the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association (OSSAA), where he had served as executive director. Last March, Rennels was fired from OSSAA, which regulates high school sports in Oklahoma. He had served as executive secretary for nearly ten years. According to prosecutors, Rennels' embezzlement began in or about September 1, 2005. Rennels reportedly had an Internet gambling habit.