College Admissions Scandal

AP
June 12, 2019 - 12:46 pm
A former head sailing coach at Stanford avoided prison time for agreeing to help students get into the elite university as recruited athletes in exchange for money for his sailing program, a judge ruled Wednesday. John Vandemoer is the first person to be sentenced in the college admissions bribery...
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May 16, 2019 - 1:06 pm
There's a new development concerning actress Lori Loughlin and the college admissions scandal. The high school counselor for Lori Loughlin's daughter, Olivia Jade, may be called as a witness against the actress and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli. The counselor at Marymount High School in Los...
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Ameera Butt
May 13, 2019 - 12:22 pm
(KNX 1070) - Actress Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty Monday in the college admissions scandal that has affected 14 parents and various coaches from elite universities nationwide. Federal prosecutors told the judge they want Huffman to serve four months in prison and pay a $20,000 fine. Huffman, of...
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May 08, 2019 - 9:20 am
A source says actress Lori Loughlin feels wronged in the college admissions scandal and is urging her lawyers to fight charges she bribed to get her two daughters into USC. The source close to discussions about the case tells the LA Times that Loughlin and her husband, fashion designer Mossimo...
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April 23, 2019 - 8:34 am
Two more people charged in a sweeping college admissions scandal have agreed to plead guilty. Authorities said Tuesday that former University of Southern California assistant women's soccer coach Laura Janke will plead guilty to racketeering conspiracy and cooperate with federal authorities. Toby...
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April 10, 2019 - 8:44 am
Felicity Huffman will appear in Boston's federal court next month to plead guilty in the college admissions bribery scam. The "Desperate Housewives" star's plea hearing has been rescheduled for May 21. It had initially been set for May 24. Federal prosecutors announced Monday that Huffman will...
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April 05, 2019 - 8:53 am
A former co-chairman of a major law firm who got caught up in the national college admissions scandal has now decided to plead guilty. Gordon Caplan says he takes full responsibility for his actions in paying $75,000 in bribes to try to get his daughter into a top university. He's the second person...
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April 03, 2019 - 12:34 pm
Actress Felicity Huffman has made her initial appearance in Boston's federal court in a nationwide college admissions cheating scandal. Huffman did not speak other than to respond to a series of yes or no questions by the judge during the brief hearing Wednesday. She was not asked to enter a plea...
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April 02, 2019 - 7:26 am
A wide-ranging college admissions cheating scheme allowed wealthy parents not only to get their kids into sought-after schools but to write off the bribes on their taxes, federal authorities say. Now some parents who are already facing possible prison time could be hit with additional criminal...
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March 29, 2019 - 2:19 pm
A lawyer for a parent charged in a widespread college admissions scheme says the case against his client is not strong. Former casino executive Gamal Abdelaziz was the first to appear before a federal magistrate judge in Boston on Friday. Fifteen parents were scheduled for initial appearances...
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