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Jury selection starts Monday in high profile case against Karen Sypher

Karen Sypher Karen Sypher
Rick Pitino Rick Pitino

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Jury selection begins Monday in the high profile case against Karen Sypher. She is accused of trying to extort 10-million dollars from U of L's basketball coach Rick Pitino.

Other charges include lying to law enforcement and retaliating against a witness. Federal prosecutors say they'll try to prove Sypher has made similar accusations before. The defense is not disclosing too many details ahead of the July 26th trial.

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