The Department of Justice says the operation is the “largest college admissions scam ever” and has resulted in some 50 people getting charged in a scandal that involves at least eight schools. The investigation into the conspiracy was code named Operation Varsity Blues.
Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, have agreed to plead guilty to conspiracy charges in connection with the college admissions scandal, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Wealthy elites were accused of paying substantial bribes to have their children admitted to top universities around the country. Here are five of Breitbart News’ favorite Varsity Blues scandal stories: The investigation and related charges were made public on March 12, 2019, by United States federal prosecutors.
The third parent sentenced in the ongoing Operation Varsity Blues scandal got the same punishment as his predecessor.
Here are some of the most significant things that have happened in the wake of the scandal.
In 2019, a scandal arose over a criminal conspiracy to influence undergraduate admissions decisions at several top American universities. A back-up quarterback is chosen to lead a Texas football team to victory after the star quarterback is injured. With James Van Der Beek, Jon Voight, Paul Walker, Ron Lester. Media coverage of Operation Varsity Blues has highlighted the accused celebrities, tycoons, and coaches. Stephen Semprevivo, 53, … Directed by Brian Robbins. Sept. 13: Huffman becomes the first parent sentenced in the scandal to be sentenced. 'Varsity Blues' ringleader Rick Singer spotted out in Florida amid bribery scandal.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- More than six months after the Varsity Blues scandal broke, those who work in college admissions are still coming to terms with what the bribery allegations say about how higher education decides who gets into which campus. Varsity Blues is a particularly galling example of that.” Wondering why well-off people needed to goose a system already tilted in their favor, Philip McCallion, director of Temple’s School of Social Work, opined that well-off parents feel pressure that it isn’t enough to get their kids into college.
When news of the college admissions “Varsity Blues” scandal that ensnared such Hollywood stars as Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin broke, it was only a … June 12: Former Stanford sailing coach John Vandemoer was the first to be sentenced of the 50 people involved in the scandal. Sept. 13: Huffman becomes the first parent sentenced in the scandal to be sentenced.
The Varsity Blues college admissions scandal caught national headlines. Loughlin, who played Aunt Becky on the sitcom “Full House,” and Giannulli, were scheduled to go on trial…
She received 14 days in prison, a $30,000 fine, a year of supervised probation and 250 hours of community service.
New developments in the scandal, dubbed Operation Varsity Blues by the FBI, continue to pop up.
Varsity Blues: Admissions Scandal Confirms That College Isn't for Everyone By Megan Fox Mar 16, 2019 7:55 PM EST Share Tweet Email Comments
Secrets, lies, and cover-ups exposed! He avoided prison time, even though prosecutors asked for 13 months.
On March 12, just two days after the International Center for Academic Integrity closed their annual conference, the Department of Justice announced what it is calling “Operation Varsity Blues”..