A house that once belonged to ex-Harvard fencing coach Peter Brand in Needham, Massachusetts. Photo: The Boston Globe via AP A house that once belonged to ex-Harvard fencing coach Peter Brand in Needham, Massachusetts. Photo: The Boston Globe via AP
A house that once belonged to ex-Harvard fencing coach Peter Brand in Needham, Massachusetts. Photo: The Boston Globe via AP

Tycoon Jie ‘Jack’ Zhao and Harvard coach Peter Brand charged in US$1.5 million bribery scheme

  • The businessman allegedly bought Brand’s home for nearly double its assessed value in exchange for help getting his sons into the Ivy League university
  • Prosecutors say Zhao also paid for the coach’s car and made college tuition payments on behalf of Brand’s son

Topic |   Chinese overseas
A house that once belonged to ex-Harvard fencing coach Peter Brand in Needham, Massachusetts. Photo: The Boston Globe via AP A house that once belonged to ex-Harvard fencing coach Peter Brand in Needham, Massachusetts. Photo: The Boston Globe via AP
A house that once belonged to ex-Harvard fencing coach Peter Brand in Needham, Massachusetts. Photo: The Boston Globe via AP
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