MIAA issued alert for student-athletes


BOSTON (MyFoxBoston.com) – The MIAA released a statement Wednesday warning student-athletes that a person may try to contact them on Facebook regarding an underground wrestling club.

The MIAA reported that the person, Manny Whelan, has offered local student-athletes money to compete in an underground wrestling club. The club is allegedly held in local hotels, according to the MIAA.

"It has come to our attention that this person has been contacting local male student-athletes for at least two years. This may not be exclusive to wrestling, so please inform ALL of your coaches, parents, and students," the statement read, in part.

Anyone with information regarding this is asked to contact your local resource officer or the Massachusetts Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force at 978-451-3550.