College admissions scam: How the privileged gamed the system

Timothy Coneal
Published on 14 Mar 2019 / In News & Politics

The college admissions scam involving Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman shows how some rich families may have used a “side door” to game an already unfair education system.

The Justice Department recently charged 50 people, including celebrity actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, wealthy CEOs and college athletic coaches, in what is being dubbed the nation's largest college admissions cheating scandal.

Here's everything you need to know about how the elaborate conspiracy operated, who was allegedly involved and what's next:

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