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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

1st parent agrees to plead guilty in college bribery scandal

U.S. 04/03/19, 17:42

A packaged-food entrepreneur from California became the first of the 33 parents charged in the college bribery scandal to agree to plead guilty, disclosing the deal Wednesday as Hollywood actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin appeared in court along with ...

Coaches, others in college admissions scam plead not guilty

Sports 03/25/19, 15:26

A dozen sports coaches, test administrators and others have pleaded not guilty to participating in a nationwide college admissions scam.The defendants arrested in the Operation Varsity Blues investigation were arraigned in Boston's federal court on Monday.They include former Georgetown tennis ...

Canadian businessman pleads not guilty in admissions scam

U.S. 03/15/19, 16:18

A Vancouver businessman pleaded not guilty Friday to paying $200,000 to have someone take a college entrance exam in place of his two sons, and his attorneys said he looks forward to contesting the charges in court. David Sidoo appeared in ...

Coaches and parents in college scheme find jobs in danger

Sports 03/13/19, 17:34

Colleges and companies moved swiftly to distance themselves from employees swept up in a nationwide college admissions scheme, many of them coaches accused of taking bribes and others prominent parents accused of angling to get their children into top schools ...

Rules for disabled students exploited by exam cheaters

U.S. 03/13/19, 09:43

A college entrance exam policy aimed at helping students with disabilities was exploited to enable cheating in what is being described as the biggest school admissions scandal ever prosecuted by federal authorities, according to court papers.At least 50 people were ...

Update: Hedge fund CEO ensnared in scandal steps down

U.S. 03/13/19, 07:26

The Latest on a college admissions bribery scandal that has led to charges against coaches and celebrities (all times local):8:25 a.m.The head of a Silicon Valley hedge fund who became ensnared in a massive college bribery scandal is stepping down.Gregory ...

Update: Charity tied to college scam gave $2M in grants

Entertainment 03/12/19, 21:42

The Latest on a college admissions bribery scandal that has led to charges against coaches and celebrities (all times local): 10:40 p.m. Tax records show that a California charity accused of funneling money in a national college admissions bribery scheme claimed it ...

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