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Parents convicted in college scam remain free during appeal

May. 19, 2022 17:03 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Two men convicted of buying their kids’ way into top universities will stay out of prison while they appeal their cases in the college admissions bribery scheme, a Boston judge ordered Thursday. Also Thursday, another judge ruled that a woman who worked for the...

Accountant avoids prison time in college admissions scandal

May. 13, 2022 20:06 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — An accountant who worked for the consultant at the center of the college admissions bribery case has avoided prison for his role in the sweeping scheme. U.S. District Court Judge Indira Talwani on Friday sentenced Steven Masera, 72, to time already served, ordered...

Jury to decide USC coach's fate in college bribery trial

Apr. 07, 2022 18:06 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A former water polo coach at the University of Southern California facing bribery and fraud charges was just doing what he could to raise money for his dominant, championship-winning program as athletic officials at the elite Los Angeles school had demanded, defense lawyers argued...

College bribery scandal trial delayed after judge gets COVID

Mar. 23, 2022 16:37 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The trial of a former water polo coach at the University of Southern California, has been postponed after the presiding judge contracted the coronavirus, a court official confirmed Wednesday. Judge Indira Talwani received a positive COVID-19 test, prompting the...