CA man pleads guilty to college admissions scheme

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Published on March 12, 2019 - Duration: 00:46s

CA man pleads guilty to college admissions scheme

Edge College & Career Network's founder William "Rick" Singer on Tuesday pleaded guilty in Boston federal court to running a $25 million scheme to fraudulently help wealthy parents secure seats for their children at elite universities, in what prosecutors called the largest case of college admissions fraud in U.S. history.

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CA man pleads guilty to college admissions scheme

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) A California man on Tuesday pleaded guilty to running a $25 million scheme to fraudulently help wealthy parents secure seats for their children at elite universities, in what prosecutors called the largest case of college admissions fraud in U.S. history.

William "Rick" Singer, Edge College & Career Network's founder, pleaded guilty in Boston federal court racketeering conspiracy and three other counts in a case that has led to charges against 49 other people, including celebrities.

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