rick singerThe mastermind behind the infamous college admissions scandal was officially sentenced today.
about four years later Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman, Other Hollywood stars were convicted of bribing their children to get them into prestigious colleges, and the 62-year-old frontrunner for fraud was ordered to serve three and a half years in prison, followed by three years. He was also released under the supervision of the IRS.
Singer led what was dubbed “Operation Varsity Blues” by providing fake or deceived test results, fake sports team placements, and other illegal methods. – are eligible.
Singer pleaded guilty to extortion conspiracy, money laundering conspiracy, and other charges related to the scandal in March 2019. That same month, a 200-page indictment of him was released that fetched more than 30 of his parents across the country.
While appearing in court on Jan. 4, Singer said, “I have lost my moral values and have many regrets,” adding, “Frankly, I am ashamed of myself.” added. deadline.
“I learned how to use strong self-discipline to be an honest and just person,” he concluded.
So far, Singer received the longest sentence of anyone involved in the incident, followed by a former Georgetown University tennis coach. Gordon Ernst Received two-and-a-half years in prison after obtaining over $3 million in bribes.
At a press conference after the ruling, federal prosecutors Rachel S. Rollins called the action “something from a Hollywood movie” and was shocked by the depth of the scandal.
“I, like millions of hardworking lower or middle class families, have been through this process.” I had no idea how corrupt and infected the admissions process was until all was revealed.Parents and guardians who have been through the college admissions process should be outraged.”