college admissions scandal

College admissions scandal
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AP News
May 26, 2020 - 11:46 am
A Pennsylvania man has agreed to plead guilty to bribing Georgetown University's former tennis coach $50,000 to get his daughter admitted as a fake athletic recruit. Read more here.
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David Caplan
May 21, 2020 - 9:42 am
Actress Lori Loughlin and husband Mossimo Giannulli will serve time in prison and pay hefty fines after agreeing to plead guilty to conspiracy charges in connection with paying to get their daughters into the University of Southern California.
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Lori Loughlin (front) and Mossimo Giannulli (left)
Steven Senne/AP, file
AP News
November 01, 2019 - 3:09 pm
"Full House" actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband are contesting the latest charges against them in the college admissions scandal. Read more here.
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Jeffrey Bizzack, left, arrives at federal court with a member of his defense team, Wednesday July 24, 2019, in Boston where he is expected to plead guilty to charges for allegedly paying to get his son into the University of Southern California.
Josh Reynolds/AP Photo
July 24, 2019 - 10:39 am
BOSTON (AP) — A California man accused of paying $250,000 to get his son into the University of Southern California is expected to plead guilty to a federal charge. Jeffrey Bizzack is scheduled to enter his plea in Boston's federal court Wednesday. He agreed in June to plead guilty to conspiracy to...
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Marcia, left, and Gregory Abbott
Michael Dwyer/AP
May 23, 2019 - 1:32 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A married couple and a California businessman are the latest parents to plead guilty in the sweeping college admissions scam. Gregory and Marcia Abbott and Peter Jan Sartorio entered their pleas Wednesday in Boston federal court. They are among 14 parents who have agreed to admit to...
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Former University of Southern California soccer coach Laura Janke.
Steven Senne/AP
May 14, 2019 - 5:35 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A former assistant soccer coach at the University of Southern California switched her plea to guilty Tuesday in the college admissions scam, admitting to creating fake athletic profiles for the children of wealthy parents, including actress Lori Loughlin and fashion designer Mossimo...
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Felicity Huffman with her brother Moore Huffman Jr.
Steven Senne/AP
May 13, 2019 - 4:59 pm
BOSTON (AP) — "Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty Monday in the college admissions bribery scheme, the biggest name to do so in a scandal that has underscored the lengths to which some wealthy parents will go to get their children into top universities. The Emmy-winning...
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Felicity Huffman
Charles Krupa/AP, file
April 29, 2019 - 11:46 am
BOSTON (AP) — "Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman will plead guilty on May 13 to charges that she took part in a sweeping college admissions cheating scam. Huffman had been scheduled to enter her plea in Boston federal court on May 21. A judge on Monday agreed to move up the hearing...
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17 parents charged in connection with the college admission scandal -- including actress Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli -- are asking the court to suspend "substantive motion practice" until they can review the prosecutors' evidence.
Steven Senne/AP via CNN
April 23, 2019 - 8:24 pm
By Kristina Sgueglia, CNN (CNN) -- Seventeen parents charged in connection with the college admission scandal -- including actress Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli -- are asking the court to suspend "substantive motion practice" until they can review the prosecutors' evidence against...
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In this April 3, 2019 file photo, actress Lori Loughlin, front, and husband, clothing designer Mossimo Giannulli, left, depart federal court in Boston after facing charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal.
Steven Senne/AP Photo, File
April 15, 2019 - 1:41 pm
By Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, are pleading not guilty to charges they took part in the sweeping college admissions bribery scam, according to court documents filed Monday. The couple is accused of...
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