Biggest U.S. college fraud bust nets actors Felicity Huffman, Lori Loughlin
Tuesday, 12 March 2019 By Nate Raymond BOSTON (Reuters) - Federal authorities arrested dozens on Tuesday for a $25 million scheme to help wealthy Americans, including actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin and some CEOs, cheat their children's way into elite universities, such as Yale and Stanford. The largest college admissions fraud scam unearthed in U.S. history was run out of a small college preparation company in Newport Beach, California, that relied on bribes to sports coaches, phony test takers and even doctored photos depicting non-athletic applicants as elite competitors to land college slots for the offspring of rich parents, prosecutors said
Many of the parents charged in the college admissions scandal went to elite universities like Harvard, Yale and Cornell. Some of the parents continued their education, going to law school or business..
Lori Loughlin's decision to plead 'not guilty' for charges of conspiracy to commit fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering is her first proper stance on... Firstpost Also reported by •Reuters India •FOXNews.com