Stanford University, in Palo Alto, California, is one of the institutions where, according to federal prosecutors, cheating and payoffs helped students gain admission. Photo: AP

Fired Morgan Stanley financial adviser seeks to clear his name in US college admissions scandal

  • Michael Wu introduced Chinese family to ‘fixer’ Rick Singer, who was paid US$6.5 million to help a student win acceptance to Stanford
  • Wu’s lawyer says his client was misled by Singer, whom he met through a Morgan Stanley list of service providers
Topic |   US college admissions bribery scandal 2019
Stanford University, in Palo Alto, California, is one of the institutions where, according to federal prosecutors, cheating and payoffs helped students gain admission. Photo: AP
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