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SportJoe Montana denies wrongdoing in college admissions scandal

03:25  15 march  2019
03:25  15 march  2019 Source:   nbcsports.com

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In a major college admissions scandal that laid bare the elaborate lengths some wealthy parents will go to get It was the Justice Department’s largest-ever college admissions prosecution, a sprawling investigation that Federal prosecutors did not charge any students or universities with wrongdoing .

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Joe Montana denies wrongdoing in college admissions scandal© Shareif Ziyadat ATLANTA, GA - FEBRUARY 02: Joe Montana attends Fanatics Super Bowl Party at College Football Hall of Fame on February 2, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Shareif Ziyadat/WireImage)

One of the many rich and powerful people whose names have surfaced in an ongoing college admissions scandal is Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana. But Montana insists he did nothing wrong, and his kids got into the colleges of their choice based on merit alone.

William Singer, an admissions counselor who has pleaded guilty to four charges in connection with helping students gain fraudulent admission into college, named Montana as a client. On Thursday evening Montana, who has not been accused of a crime, issued a statement saying Singer didn’t engage in any improper actions on behalf of his kids.

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'There can be no separate college admission for wealthy, and I will add there will not be a separate criminal justice system either.' Additionally, the university is reviewing its admissions processes broadly to ensure that such actions do not occur going forward.'

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“Mr. Singer’s company provided nothing more than minimal consulting services to our family, like so many other families, with the college application process,” Montana wrote on Twitter. “Fortunately our kids were able to pick from a number of schools to attend due to their hard work and their merit. Thanks.”

Montana has two sons, both of whom played college football, and two daughters.

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