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The actress Lori Loughlin faces additional burdens in the college admission scandal

Actress Lori Loughlin and ten other parents are also being charged with their alleged role in a massive college admissions scandal, the Justice Department said Tuesday. A large jury in the district of Massachusetts filed charges against eleven of the 15 criminal charges Parents accused in the college admissions process, including Loughlin. The new indictments in the third indictment allege …

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10th Parent convicted in college admission scandal to a month in jail

For more information, see CNN's Special Report "Scheme and Scandal: Inside the College Admissions Crisis" on Sunday at 9:00 pm. ET. Robert Flaxman, a real estate developer and the tenth parent convicted under the program, has been charged with conspiracy for email fraud and e-mail fraud with honest services. He pleaded guilty in May.

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College admission scandal: Napa winemaker sentenced to 5 months

Agustin Huneeus Jr., a well-known winemaker from the Napa Valley, was sentenced to five months in prison for his arrest in the college admission scandal on Friday for paying his daughter's entrance exam into the UK USC as dropped and tried to infiltrate it into the USC a wrong athlete. The verdict is the last to be imposed on a …

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Harvard does not discriminate against Asians on admission, judges the judge

A federal judge dismissed allegations on Tuesday that Harvard deliberately discriminated against Asian-American applicants in a closely watched case that has been one of the biggest legal challenges for years of positive action. The lawsuit against the university came from a group hoping to topple a long-standing precedent at the Supreme Court, which considers the breed a factor among many …

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Felicity Huffman will be the first mother to be convicted for the college admission scandal on Friday

Huffman, who along with his colleague Lori Loughlin is one of the best-known parents involved in the registration scandal, is convicted on Friday. While former actress Desperate Housewives is expected to speak in front of a full-blown courtroom during her sentence, Huffman last week sent a letter to Judge Indira Talwani, in which she tried to explain why she blamed …

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Kyle Kashuv, a survivor of the Parkland shootout, said Harvard had revoked his admission of racist insults he had made two years ago

Kyle Kashuv announced the breaking Monday in a Twitter thread and acknowledged that nearly two years ago he and his 16-year-old classmates had made "hideous racial cover-ups" in digital news, "as extreme and shocking as possible to be." He apologized for his remarks and published a screenshot of a letter apparently published on June 3 by Harvard Dean of Admissions …

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Three more guilty pleas in the college admission scandal

Gregory Abbott, founder and chairman of a food and beverage packaging company, his wife Marcia Abbott and Peter Jan Sartorio, founders of a frozen burrito company, went to a federal judge to formally file their conspiracy scams and honesty Services committing mail fraud. The prosecutors said that these were recorded telephone calls and e-mails, indicating that all three were communicating …

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Actress Felicity Huffman is expected to plead guilty today in a college admission scandal

The "Desperate Housewives" star could receive up to 20 years in prison. The charity, associated with Rick Singer, helped wealthy parents cheat on standardized tests for their children. Singer thus bribed college coaches to falsely designate students as recruited athletes, smoothing their path to admission, a criminal complaint says. Singer had bribed Huffman and Singer exchanged emails on how to …

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