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California couple plead guilty to fraud in college admissions scam

A California couple accused of paying $25,000 to cheat on their son’s college admissions test abruptly agreed to plead guilty on Wednesday, six weeks before they were set to go on trial in federal court. Dr. Gregory Colburn, 63, and...

Former Georgetown tennis coach to plead guilty in U.S. college admissions scam

Georgetown University's former head tennis coach has agreed to plead guilty to charges arising from the U.S. college admissions scandal and admit he accepted bribes to help the children of wealthy parents get into the school as fake athletic...

California liquor CEO to plead guilty in college admissions scam

A Peninsula woman who is also the chief executive officer of a California liquor distribution company has agreed to plead guilty in the college admissions bribery scheme less than a month before she was scheduled to face trial, according...

Former TPG Star Bill McGlashan jailed for three months in college admissions scam

A former senior executive at private equity firm TPG Capital was sentenced on Wednesday to three months in prison for participating in a vast U.S. college admissions fraud scheme by paying $50,000 to rig his son's college entrance exam...

Former UCLA soccer coach gets 8 months for accepting bribes in college admissions scam

A former UCLA men’s soccer coach will serve eight months in prison after admitting he took $200,000 in bribes to help two phony student athletes win admission to the college as part of a nationwide conspiracy. Jorge Salcedo, who coached...

Former TPG executive McGlashan pleads guilty in college admissions scam

William McGlashan Jr., a San Francisco Bay Area financier accused of trying to buy his son’s admission into elite colleges, has agreed to plead guilty to one count of aiding and abetting wire and honest services fraud. If a judge...

Former exam administrator gets probation in U.S college admissions scam

A former college entrance exam administrator avoided prison on Monday after admitting she participated in a vast U.S. fraud and bribery scheme that has resulted in charges against dozens of wealthy parents. Federal prosecutors in Boston argued that Niki Williams,...

Mossimo Giannulli reports to prison to start 5-month sentence in college admissions scam

The husband of actress Lori Loughlin reported to a federal prison in California on Tuesday to start a five-month sentence for his role in a massive college admissions fraud scheme. Fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, 57, arrived at the medium-security federal...

Former tennis club president jailed for 3 months in college admissions scam

The former president of a private tennis club in Texas was sentenced Friday to three months in prison followed by three months in home confinement for his role in the sweeping college admissions bribery scheme. Martin Fox apologized for his...

Actress Lori Loughlin begins 2-month prison sentence for role in college admissions scam

Actress Lori Loughlin reported to a federal prison in Northern California on Friday to start a two-month sentence for her role in a massive college admissions cheating scandal, according to officials at the prison and the federal prosecutor’s office. The...

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Former Malaysian Prime Minister Loses Appeal of 1MDB Conviction

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