The goal of the alleged scam was to help student athletes get into college, regardless of their athletic ability, according to the indictment. The colleges listed include Yale, Stanford, Georgetown and the University of Southern California.
Rudy Meredith, who resigned last fall as the winningest women's soccer coach in Yale University history, was among nine coaches indicted.
Officials said most students involved were unaware of the scheme.
The FBI said 13 defendants have been taken into custody in the Los Angeles area, including Huffman.
The world of college sports, extremely rich people, and shady business practices intersected in a magnificent way on Tuesday as federal prosecutors announced charges filed against 50 individuals in a massive college entrance fraud ring.
"Singer counseled parents to take their children to a therapist to get a letter" saying they had learning disabilities and needed extra time to complete the SAT or ACT, Lelling said.
Several high profile celebrities, CEOs and college coaches, were indicted on Tuesday for allegedly participating in a scheme "focused on getting students admitted to elite universities as recruited athletes, regardless of their athletic abilities, and helping potential students cheat on their college exams".
College coaches were also allegedly bribed to label applicants as athletic recruits.
If you were an actress on an ABC sitcom that aired at some point in the 1990s, apparently the easiest way to get back in the news is to bribe college officials to let your undeserving kids get into school.
Court documents say an admissions consulting company in California was paid $25 million from 2011 through February 2019 to help facilitate the bribes.
Coaches are accused of taking bribes to admit students at schools including Wake Forest University, Georgetown University and the University of Southern California.
The first includes a Toy-Con Elephant and Toy-Con Camera, while the second has a Toy-Con Wind Pedal and Toy-Con Bird. Not wishing to make people double dip, owners of the starter kit can pick up two expansion sets for $19.99 each.
In 2009, pressured by the Obama administration, Netanyahu said he would accept a Palestinian state under several provisos. The announcement from the State Department came early Monday in Jerusalem , and the merger was effective the same day.
India confirmed that one MiG-21 fighter jet was shot down in an "aerial engagement" with Pakistani forces on Wednesday morning. Ghafoor, the Pakistani military spokesman, said the strikes were aimed at "avoiding human loss and collateral damage".
State officials say MA employers added an estimated 11,400 jobs in January while the unemployment rate held steady at 3.1 percent. Retail sales, homebuilding, business spending and exports all declined in December , setting the economy on a slower growth path.
However, the interesting part is, Google has confirmed Duplex will be coming to other Android and iOS devices in the coming weeks. Once you say "Hey Google " once, the Assistant will stay active for a few moments to allow you to use Continued Conversation .
What will Giants do for future at QB? This might go on a while, even though it's clear Manning doesn't have much left. Yeah, at this point I want Eli back. "Well, I think Eli can help us win games", Giants head coach Pat Shurmur said.
A doctor attends a victim, who had consumed bootleg liquor, at a hospital in Jorhat in the north-eastern state of Assam, India. One worker who is undergoing treatment at Golaghat Hospital told the BBC that he had been at a tea plantation on Thursday.
Tesla will upgrade Superchargers to faster V3
Unveiled on Wednesday, the carmaker said in a blog post that the new V3 Supercharger will boast charging rates of up to 250 kW. The V3 Superchargers will come to USA sites in Q2 and Q3 this year, with Asia-Pacific and Europe to follow in Q4.
Chelsea boss Sarri wary of Fulham after Ranieri sacking
To think he spent the time to write a long detailed message giving me advice on how he sees things was truly inspirational. Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri could restore Kepa Arrizabalaga to his starting line-up at Fulham on Sunday.
China's Xiaomi unveils 5G smartphone for $680
It's set to support Three's forthcoming 5G network in the United Kingdom as well as Orange in wider European markets. You get either 6, 8 or 10 GB of RAM and either 128GB or 256GB of internal storage with no microSD card expansion.