SBD/October 3, 2012/People and Pop Culture

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Former Billabong CEO MATTHEW PERRIN appeared in an Australian court "charged with defrauding the Commonwealth Bank of [AU]$13.5 million.” Perrin was “charged this week with fraud following a three-year investigation by the State Crime Operations Commands Fraud and Corporate Crime Group.” It is alleged Perrin “defrauded the bank in 2008 by providing false documents and a guarantee relating to mortgages taken out on a home on the Gold Coast.” Police are “alleging Perrin forged the signature of his now ex-wife NICOLE BRICKNELL” (AAP, 10/2).

SEEKING DAMAGES
: Former Penn State assistant football coach MIKE MCQUEARY yesterday sued the university, claiming that school officials “discriminated against him and damaged his reputation.” The suit “alleges that his testimony against [JERRY] SANDUSKY led to unfair treatment by university officials” (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 10/3).

NAMES: The Chicago Advertising Federation on Monday named MillerCoors VP/Media & Marketing Services JACKIE WOODWARD the '12 Advertising Woman of the Year (Chicago Advertising Federation)....The Michigan Sports HOF will present the Gerald R. Ford Award to Western Michigan Univ. AD KATHY BEAUREGARD on Friday (Western Michigan)….The Women's Int'l Zionist Organization plans to recognize Gold Medal-winning U.S. gymnast ALY RAISMAN at an Oct. 17 dinner in Aventura, Fla. (South Florida SUN-SENTINEL, 10/3)….Former Patriots radio color analyst GINO CAPPELLETTI was honored at the annual Jimmy Fund Golf Classic at the Int’l Golf Club in Bolton, Mass. (BOSTON GLOBE, 10/3)….ESPN's CURT SCHILLING “once again" put his Medfield, Mass., home on the market -- this time for $3.45M. Schilling's family reportedly plans to "remain in their adopted hometown” (BOSTON HERALD, 10/3).
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