Prankster Allegedly Offers Big-Name Coaches Phony Jobs With Pro, College Teams
HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — A Hollywood man accused of hoaxing well-known and respected athletic coaches with phone calls into believing that they were being offered jobs with professional and college teams was arrested early Monday at his home.
Kenneth Edward Tarr, 32, was charged with eavesdropping and is in custody on $20,000 bail, according to LAPD officer Sally Madera.
“Such eavesdropping is a felony and the investigation is ongoing. We want to see if there are additional victims,” Madera said.
NBC News’ website provided additional details, reporting that Tarr “pranked big-name coaches from the NBA, NFL and college football into believing he was offering them jobs with pro or college teams.”