A group of about 50 people, including parents, exam administrators, coaches, and more have been charged in a wild $25 million college admission scandal that allegedly involved bribery, falsifying documents, and some amusing Photoshop expertise, U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling announced during a press conference, NBC affiliate WKYC reports.
Singer then contacted longtime Yale women's soccer coach Rudy Meredith, who the university provides a certain amount of slots to get recruits admission to the school even if they are below traditional standards.
McGlashan was one of 46 people arrested, including former "Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman and "Full House" actress Lori Loughlin, as part of an on-going FBI investigation code-named "Operation Varsity Blues".
"They definitely know the value of education and I myself just finished my Ph.D.so they got to witness mom go through school".
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University of Texas placed men's tennis coach Michael Center on administrative leave on Tuesday after learning that he was accused of accepting approximately $100,000 to designate a student as a recruit for his team although the applicant did not play competitive tennis.
Ernst has served as the head women's tennis coach at the University of Rhode Island since August 2018. USC has not been accused of any wrongdoing and will continue to cooperate fully with the government's investigation.
The case sparked outrage across the country, especially among parents who stress about the intense competition for places in universities and, more broadly, about privileged behaviour among the richest Americans.
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Ernst resigned from Georgetown last summer and is now the head coach at the University of Rhode Island. Prosecutors say parents paid "enormous sums" to guarantee their children's admission.
Here's what happened, according to the New York Times: A man named William Rick Singer founded a college prep business called the Edge College & Career Network, or The Key, basically meant to do what your average college prep business does - at least on paper.
"This case is about the widening corruption of admission of elite college and universities", U.S. Attorney Andrew E. Lelling said. "We are reviewing the details of the indictment and will take appropriate action".
Moreover, authorities established a fictitious bank account in Boston, where a number of parents sent money at Singer's direction.
Several of the students whose parents allegedly made payments to Singer had applied to Boston University, Boston College, and Northeastern University.
Heinel allegedly submitted the defendant's daughter to a USC subcommittee for athletic admissions in October 2017, and the committee granted approval to admit the student as a basketball recruit.
Court documents say an admissions consulting company in California was paid $25 million from 2011 through February 2019 to help facilitate the bribes.
The feds allege one parent gave Singer $6.5 million to aid a single child. But the admissions process has always been fraught, he says.