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Justice Department indicts fifty people in nationwide college admissions bribery scandal

Justice Department indicts fifty people in nationwide college admissions bribery scandal

by Kathy Fang, Nicole Chen, and Arushi Saxena

March 13, 2019

The Justice Department indicted fifty people yesterday for involvement in a nationwide conspiracy to commit fraud in order to secure spots at elite universities as recruited athletes and to falsify college entrance test exam scores, according to documents released Tuesday by the U.S. Attorney’s Office...

Cohen pleads guilty, Manafort found guilty: A night of legal reckoning for President Trump

Cohen pleads guilty, Manafort found guilty: A night of legal reckoning for President Trump

by Kathy Fang and Nicole Chen

August 22, 2018

A months-long series of F.B.I. investigations came to its climax yesterday night in what seemed to be a theatrically choreographed moment, as two men closely affiliated with the President Trump were convicted almost simultaneously of financial felonies. Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded...

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