For the first time, a parent accusing the college of admission has scandalized the scandal about his misdemeanor. Senior lawyer Gordon Caplan expressed his remorse outside the Boston court on Tuesday after admitting a judge that he paid $ 75,000 to rig his daughter ACT.
"I'm very sorry my daughter, whom I love more than anything in the world, knew nothing about this," said Caplan. "I also regret all the other children out there in the hospitalization process."
The court papers show that the FBI has repeatedly taken Caplan on wiretaps, which discusses the mastermind Rick Singer scheme. In a conversation, the senior Manhattan lawyer told Singer: "To be honest, I'm not worried about the moral problem here. I'm worried ̵
Napa Valley wine producer Agustin Huneeus Jr., one of the parents who claimed guilty, did not speak to journalists when he left the court. The owner of the vineyard pleaded guilty to paying Singer $ 300,000 to increase her daughter's SAT score and pass her on as a water polo recruitment to get her into USC. A source close to the accusation told CBS News she is one of several children sent a letter of prosecutors who named them as possible targets for the investigation.
In a written statement, Huneeus apologized "to students who work hard to get into college at their own profit." He added "the claim was an important step in my attempt to take responsibility and accept the consequences for actions that I deeply regret."
They plan to fight the charges include actress Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli, now working on their defense.
Defense Defense Attorney Vinoo Varghese says that an area of interest will be heard in court.
"If I am a representative or a lawyer for one of these parents, I will again check what they have against my only client, and then I will hear what that person has to say and see, two people can hear the same thing and come to a different conclusion, "Varghese said.
Gordon Caplan and Agustin Hunneus will be sentenced in the fall. There are still 50 to 75 more cases related to the scandal that the government is working on, according to a source close to the prosecution.
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