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Louisiana State Police Investigate Loomisgate As Saints Use All Legal Recourse
 

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The Saints plan to seek “all legal recourse" regarding ESPN's Monday report that GM Mickey Loomis used an electronic devise to eavesdrop on opposing coaches from 2002 to 2004.

Meanwhile, the Louisiana State Police are in the NFL New Orleans SaintsLoomisgate probe game along with the FBI.

State police Col. Mike Edmonson confirmed the joint effort Tuesday after discussing the matter with Dave Welker, special agent in charge at the FBI's New Orleans field office.
"I thought that was an excellent opportunity to share resources to see if federal or state wiretapping laws were in fact broken," Edmonson said by phone from Baton Rouge. "It's important for the public to know these are allegations at this point. We will thoroughly, expeditiously, but fairly look into whether any laws have been broken. If they have, we'll sit down with the district attorney in that area to determine how to proceed."


The team insists the allegations are false and says ESPN refused to provide evidence to "support their allegations." That of course, is well within ESPN's rights. Loomis himself professed his innocence in an email to FOX's Jay Glazer. "This report on ESPN is absolutely false," said Loomis.

"I have a monitor in front of me in my booth that provides the league-issued stats for the game. I have a small TV with the network broadcast and I have an earpiece to listen to the radio broadcast.

"It just didn't happen if the league decides it did happen."

Loomis' eight-game suspension for his role in the Saints' bounty scandal will become significantly more severe.
by Ed Staton and Bayoubuzz Staff

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