Lori Loughlin, other parents charged again in college scheme

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‘Full House’ actress Lori Loughlin, her fashion designer husband and nine other parents faced new federal charges on Tuesday in a scandal involving dozens of wealthy parents accused of bribing their children’s way into elite universities or cheating on college entrance exams. A grand jury in Boston indicted the parents on charges of trying to bribe officials at an organisation that receives at least $10,000 (Dh36,725.5) in federal funding. In this case, they’re accused of paying to get their children admitted to the University of Southern California (USC). The charge of conspiracy to commit federal programme bribery carries a maximum sentence of up to five years in prison and a fine of up to...

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