3 more parents plead guilty in college admissions scam

Business 05/22/19, 15:49

A married couple and a California businessman are the latest parents to plead guilty in the sweeping college admissions scam.Gregory and Marcia Abbott and Peter Jan Sartorio entered their pleas Wednesday in Boston federal court. They are among 14 parents ...

Lawyer, vintner plead guilty in college admissions case

U.S. 05/21/19, 14:51

A New York lawyer and a Napa Valley vintner have admitted to participating in the college admissions bribery scheme.Gordon Caplan and Agustin Huneeus Jr. pleaded guilty Tuesday in Boston federal court.Caplan was co-chairman of the prominent law firm Willkie Farr ...

Coach pleads to college admissions scam, could hurt Loughlin

Sports 05/14/19, 15:37

A former assistant soccer coach at the University of Southern California switched her plea to guilty Tuesday in the college admissions scam, admitting to creating fake athletic profiles for the children of wealthy parents, including actress Lori Loughlin and fashion ...

College admissions scandal: Where the cases stand

Entertainment 05/13/19, 15:19

Hollywood stars. Business executives. Top collegiate coaches. Two months ago, federal prosecutors announced dozens of charges against wealthy parents, college sports coaches and others accused of participating in a sweeping admissions cheating scandal dubbed "Operation Varsity Blues." The list of defendants ...

Update: Huffman arrives to plead guilty in college scam

U.S. 05/13/19, 12:12

The Latest on the plea of actress Felicity Huffman in the college admissions bribery scheme (all times local):1:10 p.m."Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman has arrived at federal court in Boston, where she is set to plead guilty in the college ...

A 3rd parent pleads guilty in college admissions scheme

U.S. 05/07/19, 19:27

A California executive who pleaded guilty to charges that he paid $400,000 in bribes to get his son into Georgetown University has been fired. Stephen Semprevivo pleaded guilty Tuesday in Boston federal court. He is the third parent to plead guilty ...

Update: Cooperating parents plead guilty in college scam

U.S. 05/01/19, 10:44

The Latest on the college admissions scandal that has ensnared prominent parents and coaches at elite universities (all times local): 11:40 a.m. A California couple have pleaded guilty to taking part in the college admissions bribery scheme. Bruce and Davina Isackson, of Hillsborough, ...

Big worry for college scandal suspects: Their co-defendants

U.S. 05/01/19, 06:34

Federal prosecutors said all along that they expect more people to be charged in the sweeping college admissions scandal. Their secret weapon? The cooperation of parents and coaches who have already agreed to plead guilty, observers say."You can rest assured ...

Ex-coach, parent to plead guilty in college admissions scam

Soccer 04/23/19, 10:24

Two more people charged in a sweeping college admissions scandal have agreed to plead guilty.Authorities said Tuesday that former University of Southern California assistant women's soccer coach Laura Janke will plead guilty to racketeering conspiracy and cooperate with federal authorities.Toby ...

Accused test taker in college scandal set to plead guilty

Sports 04/12/19, 12:21

A Florida prep school administrator is set to plead guilty to taking entrance exams for students in a nationwide college admissions bribery scheme.Mark Riddell is due to enter guilty pleas Friday afternoon to one count each of conspiracy to commit ...

Huffman, 12 other parents to plead guilty in college scheme

U.S. 04/08/19, 14:40

Actress Felicity Huffman and a dozen other prominent parents have agreed to plead guilty in the sweeping college admissions cheating scam that has ensnared wealthy families and athletic coaches at some of the nation's most selective universities, federal authorities said ...

Update: Huffman says ‘no excuse’ for her actions

Sports 04/08/19, 14:37

The Latest on court proceedings in the college bribery scandal (all times local):3:35 p.m.Actress Felicity Huffman is apologizing for taking part in the college admissions bribery scheme.FILE - In this March 28, 2019 file photo, former Texas tennis coach Michael ...

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