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Big Worry for College Scandal Suspects: Their Co-Defendants

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    Lawyers for Loughlin & Others Enter Not Guilty Pleas; Huffman's Hearing Moved Up

    Lawyers formally entered not guilty pleas Monday in Boston's federal court on behalf of "Full House" actress Lori Loughlin; her husband, Mossimo Giannulli; and more than a dozen other parents in the college admission scam dubbed "Operation Varsity Blues." On the same day, a judge moved actress Felicity Huffman's case to May 21 where she is expected to formally plead guilty.

    (Published Monday, April 29, 2019)

    Parents and coaches cooperating with investigators in the college admissions bribery scandal could spell trouble for those still fighting the charges and lead investigators to new targets.

    Since authorities arrested dozens of parents and coaches in March, former coaches at the universities of Texas at Austin and Southern California have signed cooperation agreements.

    A couple who agreed to plead guilty to paying $600,000 in bribes to get their daughters into two California schools also recently revealed they are working with investigators.

    They could be key witnesses in cases against other defendants.

    Accused Test Taker in College Scheme to Plead Guilty

    [NECN] Accused Test Taker in College Scheme to Plead Guilty

    A Harvard graduate accused of taking entrance exams for students in the college cheating scandal is expected to plead guilty.

    (Published Friday, April 12, 2019)

    Former federal prosecutor Bradley Simon says their cooperation also likely means there will be a new wave of indictments.

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