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Former exec pleads guilty to bribing son's way into college

Jun. 2, 2020 8:08 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A former technology executive pleaded guilty Tuesday to paying $300,000 to bribe his son's way into Georgetown University as a tennis recruit — even though the son didn't play tennis. The U.S. Attorney's office in Boston said Peter Dameris, 60, of Pacific Palisades, California, pleaded...

FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2019, file photo, Lori Loughlin departs federal court with her husband, clothing designer Mossimo Giannulli, left, in Boston, after a hearing in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. Loughlin and Giannulli have agreed to plead guilty in a video arraignment scheduled for Friday, May 22, 2020, to charges of trying to secure the fraudulent admission of their two children to the University of Southern California as purported athletic recruits. (AP Photo/Philip Marcelo, File)

Loughlin, Giannulli plead in college scam, but fate is hazy

May. 22, 2020 4:47 PM EDT

“Full House” star Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, pleaded guilty Friday to paying half a million dollars to get their two daughters into the University of Southern California as part of a college admissions bribery scheme, but a judge has not decided whether...

FILE - In this April 3, 2019, file photo, actress Lori Loughlin, front, and her husband, clothing designer Mossimo Giannulli, left, depart federal court in Boston after a hearing in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. On Thursday, May 21, 2020, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Boston said Loughlin and Giannulli have agreed to plead guilty to charges of trying to secure the fraudulent admission of their two children to the University of Southern California as purported athletic recruits. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

Loughlin, Giannulli to serve prison time for college scam

May. 21, 2020 4:31 PM EDT

“Full House” actress Lori Loughlin has agreed to serve two months behind bars and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, has agreed to serve five months as part of a deal to plead guilty to cheating the college admissions process, according to court papers filed Thursday. Loughlin, 55, and...

Mother gets time served for $400K college admissions bribe

May. 18, 2020 4:46 PM EDT

A woman who was locked up for five months in a Spanish prison after her arrest in the college admissions bribery scheme won’t spend any more time behind bars, a judge ruled Monday. Xiaoning Sui, 49, of Surrey, British Columbia, was sentenced to time served after admitting to paying $400,000 to get her son...

FILE - In this April 3, 2019, file photo, actress Lori Loughlin, front, and her husband, clothing designer Mossimo Giannulli, left, depart federal court in Boston after a hearing in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. A federal judge on Friday, May 8, 2020, refused to dismiss charges against the couple and other prominent parents accused of cheating in the college admissions process, siding with prosecutors who denied that investigators had fabricated evidence. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

Judge refuses to dismiss charges against Loughlin, Giannulli

May. 8, 2020 5:07 PM EDT

A judge refused Friday to dismiss charges against actress Lori Loughlin, her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, and other prominent parents accused of cheating the college admissions process who argue they were entrapped by federal authorities. U.S. District Judge Nathaniel Gorton rejected the...

FILE - In this March 12, 2019, file photo, William

Agents in college bribery probe deny bullying core witness

Apr. 27, 2020 12:57 PM EDT

Federal agents didn't entrap the wealthy parents accused of cheating the college admissions process, the man who helped investigators build their case reportedly told the FBI recently, boosting prosecutors' arguments that claims of misconduct are false. Allegations that FBI investigators bullied the witness who...

FILE - In this March 25, 2019 file photo, Jorge Salcedo, former University of California at Los Angeles men's soccer coach, departs federal court in Boston, after facing charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. Salcedo will plead guilty to taking bribes as part of the college admissions cheating scheme, federal prosecutors said Tuesday, April 21, 2020. The former UCLA soccer coach is to admit to getting bribes in exchange for helping get one male and one female student into the school as fake soccer recruits. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

Former UCLA soccer coach to plead guilty in admissions scam

Apr. 21, 2020 12:02 PM EDT

The former University of California at Los Angeles men's soccer coach will plead guilty to taking $200,000 in bribes as part of the college admissions cheating scheme, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. Jorge Salcedo, 47, of Los Angeles, will admit to getting bribes in exchange for helping get one male and one...

FILE - In this April 3, 2019, file photo, actress Lori Loughlin, front, and her husband, clothing designer Mossimo Giannulli, left, depart federal court in Boston. The judge overseeing the case against Loughlin, Giannulli and other parents charged with cheating the college admissions process called allegations of misconduct by investigators “serious and disturbing” Friday, April 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

Judge: Misconduct claims in college scam case 'disturbing'

Apr. 17, 2020 6:28 PM EDT

The judge overseeing the case against actress Lori Loughlin, her fashion designer husband Mossimo Giannulli and other parents charged with cheating the college admissions process called allegations of misconduct by investigators “serious and disturbing” on Friday. U.S. District Judge Nathaniel...

FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2019, file photo, Lori Loughlin enters through the back door at federal court in Boston for a hearing in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. Federal prosecutors in a legal document filed late Wednesday, April 8, 2020, denied allegations that investigators deliberately withheld and fabricated evidence to entrap actress Loughlin, her fashion designer husband Mossimo Giannulli and other prominent parents charged with cheating the college admissions process. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

Feds deny claims of misconduct in college admissions case

Apr. 9, 2020 11:24 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors denied allegations that investigators deliberately withheld and fabricated evidence to entrap actress Lori Loughlin, her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, and other prominent parents charged with cheating the college admissions process. Prosecutors told a judge...