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Michael Schumacher, Missouri football’s director of video operations, was given the responsibility of attending a conference in Las Vegas. “Schumacher was representing Mizzou at a professional conference but traveled alone,” according to Department spokesman Chad Moller.
Timeout. This conference lasted, what, two…three hours long? Four tops? So, you put a red-blooded American man, alone, on a plane to Vegas with a corporate credit card and ample time to kill, and he was expected to behave and spend responsibly? That’s like locking a 12-year-old kid in a room with an X-Box, a 70″ flat screen and all the Mountain Dew he can shake his little pecker at, and then asking him to just take a nap for the next 12 hours. Shit’s just not gonna happen.
Besides, the Olympic Garden in Vegas is a very quality titter, per my most trusted sources. Handsy, as well. This Vegas smut spree occurred about a year and a half ago, and it was only discovered because of a recent audit conducted externally.
Michael Schumacher [has] repaid $7,605.50 for two credit charges from a May 5, 2011, visit to Olympic Garden. One of the charges included a $2,000 tip on a $4,400 bill at a nightclub billed as the “only Vegas strip club on the Strip.”
A two grand tip? Per those same aforementioned sources, they were offered some extracurricular, back room activities for two grand. I hate to do any speculating, but the size of that tip is peculiar. I doubt I will ever tip close to 50% on a $4,000 bill, but if I do, it will be because the service was excellent.
The August 14 audit, conducted by Pricewaterhouse Coopers, revealed some other erroneous charges on the university credit card. The former men’s basketball director of operations Jeff Daniels ran up nearly $3,000 in charges that didn’t pass the smell test, including “two charges of $1,489.54 each at the Vince Young Steakhouse in Austin, Texas, in January 2011; there is a $2,500 transaction limit.”
Because of the findings, the university has deactivated 32 credit cards, and employees have been put on notice.