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Colleges / Celebrity Bribery Scandal #1135557

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Kayna Whitworth) The college admissions cheating scandal in which celebrities, such as actresses Felicity Huffman & Lori Loughlin paid bribes to get their children into elite universities, reviewed; details given of the role of William Singer in the bribery cases with the money funneled through his charity, the payments by Huffman to rig her daughter's SAT, the bribing of Yale's soccer coach, the bribes paid by Loghlin & her husband to get their daughters into USC. [FBI agent Joseph BONAVOLONTA†- says the FBI uncovered a rigged system.] [Massachusetts US attorney Andrew LELLING†- calls it fraud by the wealthy.] The firing of coaches & officials at USC & Stanford discussed.

(Studio: David Muir, Dan Abrams) The questions about who could face jail time & how much with Huffman's & Loughlin's cases discussed.

Reporter(s):
Muir, David;
Whitworth, Kayna;
Dan, David Muir,
Duration:
00:05:30

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