The issue is the conduct of parents, U.S.C. admissions practices, and possibly fairness of college admissions process.
Published Sept. 12, 2021 Updated Sept. 15, 2021
Gamal Abdelaziz, a former hotel and casino executive, is accused of paying $300,000 to get his daughter admitted to the University of Southern California as a basketball player based on false qualifications.
John Wilson, a private-equity executive, is accused in a $220,000 payment to obtain his son's admission to the U.S.C. As a water polo player, Wilson then conspired to pay $1.5 million more to ensure his daughters' admission to Harvard and Stanford.