Looks like they paid big bucks to make sure their kids would get into College!
A bunch of news stations are reporting that a bunch of people were arrested including Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin because they were involved in a bribery scam involving some elite colleges in the country.
I guess parents will go to any length to get their kids into the best school!
Court records show the actresses and others allegedly paid hefty bribes — as much as $6 MILLION — to get their kids into various schools, including Yale, Stanford, Georgetown and the University of Southern California.
This is a pretty elaborate scam:
Authorities say parents would pay some man in CA who helped kids get into college a predetermined amount which he would funnel to an SAT or ACT administrator or a college athletic coach.
The feds say if the money went to a college coach … the coach would arrange a fake profile that listed the student as an athlete. If the money went to an exam administrator, the administrator would either hire a proctor to take the SAT/ACT or correct the student’s answers….WHAT????
As for Loughlin, she and her husband — Mossimo Giannulli, allegedly paid $500,000 to have their 2 daughters designated as recruits for the crew team at USC … despite the fact they did not actually participate in crew…. THEY DON’T EVEN ROW!! Bahaahhaaaaaaaa!
As for Huffman, she and her husband, William H Macy, allegedly made a charitable contribution of $15,000 to participate in a college entrance exam cheating scheme on behalf of their eldest daughter. The indictment says the daughter was given twice the amount of time to take the SAT as other students and the paid proctor agreed to secretly correct her answers afterwards.
The indictment says the girl received a score of 1420 on her SAT … an improvement of approximately 400 points over her PSAT.
Holy moly!!! Sorry… but this is just bad. Bad. Bad on these parents.
Read more HERE