Factbox-Key figures and fallout in U.S. college admissions scandal

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BOSTON (Reuters) – The first trial in the “Operation Varsity Blues” college admissions scandal ended in a guilty verdict on Friday https://www.reuters.com/legal/government/two-parents-convicted-first-us-college-admissions-scandal-trial-2021-10-08. Here is a look at the key figures and the fallout from the probe. CHARGES Federal prosecutors accused 57 people in the largest U.S. college admissions fraud scheme ever uncovered. In it, wealthy parents aimed to gain their children spots at elite universities by falsifying entrance exams and bribing coaches to treat them as recruited athletes. Those …

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