NEWS BRIEF: Man who fabricated sexual assault claims against GA Tech coach sentenced

Fake sex claims bounce back

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Georgia Tech men's basketball coach Josh Pastner 2016
The man who tried to frame Georgia Tech basketball coach Josh Pastner with allegations of sexual assault was sentenced to three years of super-vised probation on Monday. Ron Bell could have received a maximum one-year prison sentence. He also was ordered to pay Pastner’s legal fees of $719,002. Arizona magistrate court judge Bobbi Berry told Bell that “you set yourself single handedly on trying to ruin his career, his reputation and livelihood.” ajc.com