Alleged fraudster Igor Dvorskiy to plead guilty to racketeering conspiracy as part of Operation Varsity Blues, according to a plea agreement filed Tuesday in federal court.
After the defense’s request to review exculpatory evidence was granted, the U.S District Court for the Northern District of California revealed that jury selection for the trial is to begin the week of July 28, 2020.
This March, federal investigators exposed the largest college admissions scandal in history. Dozens of parents and students were revealed to have bribed and faked their way into supposedly meritocratic, elite universities. As one of the accused schools, Stanford responded by hastily expelling Yusi Zhao, a student involved in the scandal, justifying the expulsion as something that “has long been our practice … [if] the student submitted false information.”
Four Stanford affiliates, along with 11 Bay Area parents, have been charged for their participation in a national college admissions cheating scandal.
Theranos was one of a handful of so-called “unicorns,” a Silicon Valley term for startup companies with a valuation of at least $1 billion.
On April 12, a Stanford student was phone scammed and wired a “large sum of money” to a foreign caller, according to an AlertSU report released Saturday night.
Life was good. I passed my employment drug screen, I met up with my friend Dina, and I sat under the sunshine at Tresidder sipping a delicious iced latte. To top it off, I had just received a $3,500 check in the mail. There was a small problem — I had no idea who the check was from, since it was mailed from a Cathy, issued by a Kelly, and signed by an Olivia — but hey, it had my name in the “Pay to the order of” line, so it legitimately belonged to me.
“Can we say that government intervention in the market contributed less to the crisis than a misleading negotiation by a Goldman Sachs employee?”