Latest William Singer News

Ex-UCLA coach gets 8 months in prison for admissions scam

Mar. 19, 2021 18:06 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A former University of California, Los Angeles men's soccer coach was sentenced to eight months behind bars Friday for pocketing $200,000 in bribes to help applicants get into the school as bogus athletic recruits. Jorge Salcedo told the judge that he...

New this week: 'Justice League,' 'Country Comfort' & scandal

Mar. 18, 2021 13:16 PM EDT

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — Four years after “Justice League” underwhelmed both critics and audiences,...

Netflix doc to examine man behind college admissions scandal

Feb. 22, 2021 09:07 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Netflix documentary will use actor recreations of FBI wiretaps to tell the story of Rick Singer, the man at the center of the college admissions scandal that sent actors Felicity Huffman, Lori Loughlin and and several other prominent parents to prison. ...

Ex-investment executive to plead guilty in admissions scam

Feb. 07, 2021 12:30 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A former private equity executive who cofounded an investment firm with U2's Bono agreed to plead guilty in connection to the college admissions bribery scheme. William McGlashan will plead guilty to a single count of wire fraud and honest services wire...

Trump pardons dad charged in college admissions scandal

Jan. 20, 2021 14:02 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A prominent Miami developer and investor who was among a slew of wealthy parents charged with paying hefty bribes to get their children into elite universities was pardoned early Wednesday by President Donald Trump. Robert Zangrillo was arrested in March...