REPORT: Mastermind behind college admissions bribery scheme pleads guilty

BY TEAM DML / MARCH 12, 2019 /

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William “Rick” Singer promised to help high school students get into elite colleges that seemed unattainable given their grades and test scores.

He operated out of a $1.5-million Mediterranean-style home in Newport Beach.

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But federal prosecutors said he used fraud, lies and bribes to make those college dreams come true.

In federal court in Boston on Tuesday, Singer pleaded guilty to charges of racketeering, money laundering, obstruction of justice and conspiracy to defraud the United States in what authorities said was a scheme that funneled millions of dollars from parents to corrupt university officials and coaches through a sham charity and tutoring center.

Singer was reportedly released on a $500,000 bond after pleading guilty to multiple charges. His sentencing is set for June 19.

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2 Comments

  1. Beth March 12th, 2019 at 5:50 pm

    So their kids, played thru-out their entire years of school. Mommy ‘s had to pay bill $ for those kiddies to get into elite schools. Example like, david Hogg low sat 1200 into Harvard

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  2. Candy March 12th, 2019 at 6:30 pm

    There are always more then 1 set of rules. The Hollywood elite play by the same rules as their politicians !!!! Pretty sure none of these ‘stars’ are trump supporters!

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