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Another parent charged in college admission bribery scam

Jun. 28, 2019 3:02 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A man who authorities say paid $250,000 to get his son into the University of Southern California as a fake volleyball recruit became the 51st person charged in the sweeping college admissions bribery scheme. Jeffrey Bizzack, 59, has agreed to plead guilty to a fraud conspiracy charge,...

14th parent pleads guilty in college bribery scheme

Jun. 21, 2019 1:23 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A former insurance executive from California is the 14th parent to plead guilty to participating in the nationwide college admissions bribery scheme. Authorities say Toby MacFarlane paid $450,000 to get his children admitted to the University of Southern California as fake athletic recruits....

Ex-Stanford coach avoids prison time in college bribery scam

Jun. 12, 2019 6:06 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A former head sailing coach at Stanford avoided prison time when a judge sentenced him Wednesday for his role in a sweeping college admissions scam at elite U.S. universities. John Vandemoer is the first person to be sentenced in the case that exposed the lengths that some wealthy parents...

Chapman University: Student had fake SATs in bribes scandal

May. 24, 2019 1:05 PM EDT

ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — A private university in California says it determined one student linked to the biggest school admissions scandal ever prosecuted by federal authorities may have submitted fraudulent SAT scores. Chapman University said Thursday it's evaluating if any action is needed against that...

3 more parents plead guilty in college admissions scam

May. 22, 2019 4:49 PM EDT

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...