Legendary Packers Receiver Investigated by the FBI

A newly-released report shows legendary Green Bay Packers receiver Max McGee was investigated by the FBI.

Records released under the Federal Freedom on Information Act show the FBI dropped the case because of a lack of evidence.

The agency had been looking into McGee's alleged involvement in illegal gambling after his playing career was over in the early 1970's.

McGee died in October at the age of 75.

He fell off the roof of his home near Minneapolis.

FBI files become public record once a subject has died.


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  • by jim Location: chicago on Mar 4, 2008 at 01:19 PM
    Technically, there's illegal gambling in every bar in the country between squares on games, strips, and what have you. 35 years ago the FBI, that stalwart watchdog agency, dropped the investigation due to lack of evidence. Don't you guys have anything of any relevance or importance to report on? Don't I have anything better to do with my time than respond to this? Apparently not.
  • by jan on Mar 3, 2008 at 11:58 AM
    Why would anyone publish such a statement about someone after their death and the fact that the allegations were dropped. What was this party trying to prove,maybe that he is a jerk.
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