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.
This year’s college admissions scandal drew a media spotlight. Every year, however — and with far less fanfare — students’ families pay hundreds or thousands of dollars an hour for completely legal college counseling, and with it, offers of virtually guaranteed college admission.
On Wednesday, former Stanford sailing coach John Vandemoer was sentenced to one day in prison and six months of home confinement for his role in the recent college admissions scandal. Judging by the headlines, there is outrage in America over this “slap on the wrist.” “Stanford Coach Avoids Prison in Admissions Scandal,” announced The New…
Stanford is working with a state attorney to find a worthy cause to donate the $770,000 fraudulently gained from the national college admissions scandal — including the $610,000 obtained from bribes to former head sailing coach John Vandemoer — according to a victim impact statement submitted to Boston District court. Vandemoer’s sentencing hearing will take place on Wednesday.