College admissions scandal
In 2019, a scandal arose over a criminal conspiracy to influence undergraduate admissions decisions at several top American universities.
Jan 18, 2020
Wiretaps reveal how college admissions scandal worked at USC, UCLA - Los Angeles Times
Rick Singer's pitch: For a fee he could help get children of affluent parents onto USC, UCLA teams, even if they didn't play the sport. Most didn't.
Jun 28, 2019
College scandal: Dad pleads guilty to paying $250K to get son into USC
Jeffrey Bizzack, former president of the company ServiceSource, is the 51st defendant charged in the Rick Singer "Varsity Blues" college scheme.
Mar 12, 2019
TV stars and coaches charged in college bribery scheme
BOSTON (AP) — Fifty people, including Hollywood stars Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, were charged Tuesday in a scheme in which wealthy parents allegedly bribed college coaches and other...
College admissions scandal: Accusations of bribery, cheating on test scores, racketeering; Felicity Huffman arrested today in FBI investigation - CBS News
Prosecutors charge 50 people in a $25 million scheme to help wealthy Americans buy their children's way into elite schools including Yale, Georgetown and Stanford