According to court documents, "the affidavit attached to this search warrant includes information that has not previously been made public and to publically disclose the information might hamper or impede this investigation and/or may release information that could adversely affect persons who are not charged with committing a crime."
The Secretary of State Investigation is focused on the state's Uniform Athlete Agent Act which requires agents to register with the Secretary of State's office. It prohibits agents from providing anything of value to athletes before they sign a contract, and from falsely representing athletes and their families.
In March 2012, the NCAA delivered formal sanctions against the University of North Carolina due in part to the action of agents and people connected to them who provided benefits to Tar Heel players. The NCAA detailed hotels, trips, cash and jewelry that were provided to the players in violation of NCAA Rules.