A Chinese family reportedly paid a “fixer” US$6.5 million to assure their child’s admission into Stanford University. Photo: AP

Chinese family reportedly paid US$6.5 million to ‘fixer’ for admission into Stanford

  • Wall Street Journal and Los Angeles Times say the Beijing family has not been charged
  • The payment was made in the ‘Operation Varsity Blues’ college admissions case, which ensnared families, coaches and administrators across the US
Topic |   US college admissions bribery scandal 2019

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A Chinese family reportedly paid a “fixer” US$6.5 million to assure their child’s admission into Stanford University. Photo: AP
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Actress Felicity Huffman exits the courthouse on April 3, 2019. Photo: AFP

‘Desperate Housewives’ star Felicity Huffman and 12 other parents to plead guilty in US college scandal case

  • Actress allegedly paid US$15,000 for a Harvard graduate to correct her daughter’s answers on the SAT, giving the girl’s score a 400-point boost
  • Thirty-three parents have been charged in the case, and others are expected to follow through with plans to plead guilty
Topic |   United States

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Actress Felicity Huffman exits the courthouse on April 3, 2019. Photo: AFP
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