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EntertainmentStars Part of College Bribery Scheme Hit With $500 Million Lawsuit

06:05  15 march  2019
06:05  15 march  2019 Source:   etcanada.com

Felicity Huffman, Lori Loughlin indicted in case alleging bribery to get kids into colleges

Felicity Huffman, Lori Loughlin indicted in case alleging bribery to get kids into colleges Federal authorities have charged college coaches and others, including actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, in a sweeping admissions bribery case.

The 2019 college admissions bribery scandal refers to a scheme to influence admissions decisions at American universities. On March 12, 2019

They include Hollywood actresses, business leaders and elite college coaches.CreditCreditSteven Senne/Associated Press. Federal authorities say dozens of individuals were involved in a nationwide bribery and fraud scheme to help students gain admission to elite colleges and universities.

Stars Part of College Bribery Scheme Hit With $500 Million Lawsuit Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic

Felicity Huffman, Lori Loughlin and Bill McGlashan, co-founder of STX Entertainment and all the other people listed on the college bribery scheme might have to fork out some more money, this time to a mother of a student who did not get into college.

Jennifer Kay Toy has opened a $500 Million lawsuit in the middle of the college bribery scheme that has angered many parents.

In court documents obtained by ET Canada Toy says her son, Joshua, who had a 4.2 GPA, "applied to some of the colleges where the cheating took place and did not get in."

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B.C. man charged in U.S. college bribery scandal VANCOUVER - A Vancouver businessman and philanthropist is among nearly 50 people charged in what United States authorities are alleging is the largest college admissions scam ever prosecuted. David Sidoo, CEO of Advantage Lithium and a former B.C. Lions and Saskatchewan Roughriders player, is accused of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud in Massachusetts. None of the allegations has been proven in court and Sidoo's lawyer says his client is presumed innocent.

BOSTON (AP) — Fifty people, including Hollywood stars Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, were charged Tuesday in a scheme in which wealthy parents allegedly bribed college coaches and other insiders to get their children into some of the nation’s most elite schools. Federal authorities called it

It is the largest college cheating scheme ever prosecuted by the DOJ. The ringleader of the scheme was Singer and several other employees of his outfits accepted some million dollars in bribes from parents Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli are accused of paying $ 500 ,000 in

Toy and her son believe that he would have had a fair chance "but did not make the cut for some undisclosed reason.”

On March 12, the FBI made 33 indictments against parents, administrators and college coaches.

The lawsuit is currently against 46 people and Toy will add other names "as they are discovered."

“I’m now aware of the massive cheating scandal wherein wealthy people conspired with people in positions of power and authority at colleges in order to allow their children to gain access to the very colleges that Joshua was rejected from,” Toy explained.

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The former award-winning teacher went on to say that even if she was "wealthy" she would have not  engaged in the heinous and despicable actions of defendants."

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Felicity Huffman Released On $250,000 Bond After Indictment In College Bribery Case Felicity Huffman is free on bail following her arrest in a college bribery scheme. 

The pair are accused of bribing college officials and coaches with $ 500 ,000 to get their daughters Olivia is a YouTube star who has amounted millions of fans online but she is also enrolled at USC Singer cooperated with authorities as part of the investigation and continued taking bribes after he

Wealthy parents bribed college coaches and insiders at testing centers to get their children into some of the most The investigation began when authorities received a tip about the scheme from someone they were In another case, a young woman got into Yale in exchange for .2 million from the family.

Adding, "I’m outraged and hurt because I feel that my son, my only child, was denied access to a college not because he failed to work and study hard enough but because wealthy individuals felt that it was ok to lie, cheat, steal and bribe their children’s way into a good college.”

Two Standford students, who were rejected from Yale and USC, are also trying to start a class action lawsuit against Rick Singer, the man behind organising the scheme and the universities involved.

Lori Loughlin and Husband Mossimo Giannulli Photographed for First Time Since College Admissions Scandal.
The 'Fuller House' star has laid low since she was arrested for allegedly paying bribes for her daughters to attend USC.

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