Hollywood actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin and a slew of chief executives are among 50 wealthy people charged in the largest college cheating scam ever prosecuted by the U.S. Department of Justice, federal officials said Tuesday.
Those who have been indicted in the investigation which dubbed operation varsity blues which has allegedly paid the bribes that is even more than $6.5 million so that they could get their children to the elite colleges which included Stanford, Yale, University of South California and Georgetown.
The US attorney for Massachusetts, Andrew Lelling had given a statement in a news conference in which he said that that was the case regarding the widened corruption of the college admissions of the elite class through steady applications of wealth those which have been combined with the fraud.
He further said that there couldn’t be any more separate colleges and admission systems for the rich people and neither they would have separate criminal justice for themselves. The presidential candidate who also is the former school teacher, Elizabeth Warren expressed the outrage over a scandal that was in an interview with the reporters this Tuesday. Warren said that this is something really stunning as an example that how powerful and rich people would have to take care of themselves by their own. According to the statements of Lelling, the ringleader of that scam is basically William Singer who is the owner of the college counseling service which is known as the key worldwide foundation. Singer actually allegedly accepted the bribes which formed a total of $25 million from the parents in between the years 2011 and 2018.