Jerry Sandusky scandal will cost Penn State more than $27 million

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The Jerry Sandusky scandal is going to cost Penn State more than $27.6 million. The child sex abuse atrocities of the Jerry Sandusky scandal are hitting PSU in the pocketbook through lawyer and consultant fees and other costs.

An updated figure from November 2012 was provided this week on a university website. $13 million for board of trustees communications and the internal investigation into the scandal by former FBI Director Louis Freeh.

According to Fox Sports:

Among other Penn State costs, nearly $7.5 million went to university legal services or defense, including the law firm representing the university to facilitate settlements with people who have told the school they suffered damages related to the Sandusky scandal.

About $4 million covered other legal defense fees including those for three school ex-administrators facing criminal charges related to the scandal.

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