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    College Admissions Cheating Scandal

    Whoa, this is crazy. Wealthy parents, including actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicty Huffman, are accused of paying a fixer to either bribe college admission officials or proctors to help students cheat on the SATs, in order to have their kids get admitted to prestigious schools across the country.

    Allegedly Huffman was well-aware of the exact nature of the scheme she paid for, and Loughlin's kids were admitted to USC because a crew coach was bribed to vouch for her kids as being great at the sport -- one they didn't even play.

    Both face felonies and jail time.

    The ringleader just pleaded guilty and faces 65 years in federal prison.

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    so there are people that thought rich people don't bribe schools to get their kids preferential treatment???

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    Quote Originally Posted by TranaGreg View Post
    so there are people that thought rich people don't bribe schools to get their kids preferential treatment???
    Well, they always did, but kind of out in the open through large "donations" to the school (i.e. Fred Trump making a large donation to Wharton so lil' Plumpy Dumpy could get in). Paying someone off to look the other way while a 40-year old academic with a heavy beard takes the SAT as 16-year old Muffy Jones is another story.

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    Quote Originally Posted by revo View Post
    Whoa, this is crazy. Wealthy parents, including actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicty Huffman, are accused of paying a fixer to either bribe college admission officials or proctors to help students cheat on the SATs, in order to have their kids get admitted to prestigious schools across the country.

    Allegedly Huffman was well-aware of the exact nature of the scheme she paid for, and Loughlin's kids were admitted to USC because a crew coach was bribed to vouch for her kids as being great at the sport -- one they didn't even play.

    Both face felonies and jail time.

    The ringleader just pleaded guilty and faces 65 years in federal prison.
    Hahahahahahaha...sure they will go go jail!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mithrandir View Post
    Hahahahahahaha...sure they will go go jail!!
    Do you think they should?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gregg View Post
    Do you think they should?
    If they are guilty of fraud or whatever they are charged with it seems like jail time would be appropriate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Feral Slasher View Post
    If they are guilty of fraud or whatever they are charged with it seems like jail time would be appropriate.
    Agree.
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    LMAO!

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