Skip to comments.Felicity Huffman & Lori Loughlin Snared By FBI In Ivy League Bribe Plan
Posted on 03/12/2019 9:16:18 AM PDT by EdnaMode
(UPDATED with information from law enforcement press conference) Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin knowingly broke the law trying to get their kids into top tier colleges, according to the FBI and the U.S Attorneys office for the district of Massachusetts.
The Desperate Housewives and Fuller House actors were named among a group of 33 parents who paid millions in bribes to coaches at Ivy League schools like Georgetown University, Stanford University, UCLA, Yale and USC so their children could gain admission as recruited athletes even if they werent actually athletes.
The just unsealed March 6 indictment notes that the schools themselves were not part of the scam by the William Singer-run Key Worldwide Foundation. The illegal activity by the non-profit also included hiring other individuals to write admission exams for the potential students. Singer and a number of school coaches are scheduled to plead guilty today in the elite bust.
(Excerpt) Read more at deadline.com ...
The Key Foundations mission is to provide guidance, encouragement, and opportunity to disadvantaged students around the world.
Since its founding in 2014, the Key Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, has touched the lives of hundreds of students that would never have been exposed to what higher education could do for them. Many of these students have only known life on the streets, surrounded by the gang violence of the inner-city. The Key Foundation, directly
I love the way that people believe a carefully constructed test system will just provide a 400pt improvement on re-test. Talk about neon signs. And privilege, and $.
Frank Merriwell is hanging his head in shame . . .
Desperate Housewife to Disgraced Housewife.
Headline is misleading, Lori Loughlin girls got into USC as fake rowing athletes. USC is not Ivy League.
Why is the FBI running around conducting investigations like this? And into college coaches paying recruits? Why aren't they going after terrorists? And criminals like the Clintons?!
Why would any rational person be surprised? Liberals are never trustworthy. One a person has altered their conscience to acquiesce in the wholesale killing of pre born human life, they are capable of any moral transgression. They won’t lose any sleep using bribes to get their dullard kids into college. Relatively minor stuff for them.
Because these kids are the future political criminal leaders who will be like the Clintons. Their dishonesty starts young and continues throughout life.
Here’s my guess - wealthy, celebrity parents, self-centered and busy with their own lives, raised a couple of Jr. Kardashians, worried about image, partying and lacking any self-discipline.
If they simply nurtured and required the kids to actually study during high school, entry into UCLA and USC should have been achievable.
Stanford is nearly impossible to gain entry to. Out of 1200 in the freshman class, 300+ are star athletes. The remaining 800-900 are the smartest and most competitive kids, from around the world, not just the USA. Maybe a $5-10 million naming right for a building would have helped, but not much.
NBC, of course, already lied in their article:
“There’s no indication that the schools were involved in any of the wrong-doing.”
I guess bribing college officials, coaches and college entrance exam administrators don’t count, right NBC?
"a number of school coaches are scheduled to plead guilty today"
If coaches were taking bribes, it sounds like the schools WERE involved.
“... at Ivy League schools like Georgetown University, Stanford University, UCLA,...”
Editors? Do you not see the problem here?
I take this to mean the schools did not profit, and were not even aware this was happening. Coaches pocketed the money?
Of course the schools would say this, or their alumni would go from the best and the brightest to merely the children of rich criminals...
“I take this to mean the schools did not profit, and were not even aware this was happening. Coaches pocketed the money?”
“Known or should have known...”
The college entrance process is horrible for the entire family. Im so glad I never have to do that again.
It’s always the Yalies.
USC = University of Spoiled Children
The University of Spoiled Children
So much truth . . .
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