Admissions Scandal Already Has Book and TV Show in the Works

Admissions Scandal Already Has Book and TV Show in the Works

The college admissions bribery scandal already has a book in the works and that unreleased book is already getting a TV adaptation. Perhaps it was inevitable given that this news story has not left headlines since the story broke, but if you don’t know what I’m writing about then let me clue you into the broad strokes:   Federal investigators in case dubbed Operation Varsity Blues uncovered that parents were rigging entrance exams and paying bribes to school officials to have their children admitted as student-athletes even if the children didn’t play sports. This was mostly done through a college admissions …

Author Among Those Charged In FBI College Acceptance Scam

Author Among Those Charged In FBI College Acceptance Scam

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The biggest news story of the day is the massive bribery scheme that was uncovered by the FBI. The Justice Department just charged and arrested fifty people in what is called “Operation Varsity Blues”, where a group of wealthy parents, coaches and college prep executives carried out fraud in order to get students into prestigious colleges. This includes paying a college prep organization to correct answers on students tests and bribing coaches to admit students as recruited athletes regardless if they have athletic ability. Many wealthy people have been charged in this case. The most prominent people involved are actresses …