QUICK NEWS 4am Update May 24, 2012

Conflict of Interest Concerns Over Duff & Phelps Rangers Role. Minutes of meeting  show that Partner of the Adminstrator company attended meeting about Ticketus deal in April 2011. (BBC, Mark Daly)

EBT Beneficiaries. Roll call of participants in the Rangers EBT scheme. David Murray (for every £47 million put into the trust I will take £6 million of it) tops the list.  (BBC)

Grier Denies Conflict Of Interest Over Rangers. Duff & Phelps partner denies any wrong doing. (Herald Scotland)

David Murray’s Interview on EBT’s, March 2012. Duped Murray categorically denies having dual contracts in place (3 mins 50 secs) saying the trust payouts were discretionary only, not employment monies (Sky TV, via youtube)

Duff & Phelps Threaten Legal Action Against BBC. Aside from the Administrator’s apparent outrage at the TV allegations, the focus sharpens on the side letters to players and the consequences of this, the strange payment to an ex Rangers manager and the conflicted current SFA President, Campbell Ogilvie. (Scotsman)

Smoking Gun: 45 Rangers Staff Named As Receiving Cash Extras. Heat mounts on SPL to step up their dual contract investigation after BBC revelations. (Daily Mail)