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Thursday, March 14, 2019

U.S. college admissions scandal sparks $500 billion lawsuit

The U.S. college admissions scandal that erupted this week has triggered private litigation accusing rich, well-connected parents of buying spots for their children at prestigious schools, and keeping children of less wealthy parents out.
A $500 billion civil lawsuit filed by a parent on Wednesday in San Francisco accused 45 defendants of defrauding and inflicting emotional distress on everyone whose "rights to a fair chance at entrance to college" were stolen through their alleged conspiracy.
In the largest known college admissions scandal in U.S. history, federal prosecutors on Tuesday said a California company made about $25 million by charging parents to secure spots for their children in elite schools, including Georgetown, Stanford and Yale, by cheating the admissions process.


Anonymous said...

lmao, this crap has been going on forever! top 1% of wealthy in this country get more slots at the prime university's then the bottom 60% combined. you're a senators kid? no problem, head of industry, step right up! hell jared kushner couldn't get into harvard until daddy donated $2.5 mil! why all the feigned outrage all of a sudden?
Remember the golden rule! he with the gold rules!

Anonymous said...

Very well said 8:21 !! That's SPOT on !!!!!!