This post was updated May 19 at 9:30 a.m.
A woman who paid for her son’s admission to UCLA was sentenced for bribery Monday.
Xiaoning Sui was fined $250,000 by a U.S.
Jorge Salcedo, the former UCLA men’s soccer coach who resigned following his involvement in the 2019 college admission bribery scheme, will plead guilty to conspiring to commit racketeering, according to a plea agreement released Tuesday.
It’s been nearly a year since Varsity Blues sent shockwaves through the nation.
And while the constant headlines and daily press coverage of the scandal have since winded down, the effects of the scandal are still fresh on the campus of UCLA.
This post was updated March 5 at 2:56 p.m.
UCLA filed a request to a judge to reject a former soccer coach’s subpoena request Friday.
Former UCLA men’s soccer coach Jorge Salcedo filed a subpoena request Jan.
A woman who allegedly paid for her son’s admission into UCLA has accepted a plea deal, according to a Los Angeles Times article Wednesday.
Xiaoning Sui, who was detained by Spanish authorities in September, will plead guilty to federal program bribery, the article stated.
This post was updated Jan. 25 at 5:55 p.m.
UCLA denied claims made by a former UCLA men’s soccer coach, who accused the university of strategically admitting under-qualified student-athletes to raise money for the athletic department in a motion filed Thursday by his attorneys.
This post was updated Oct. 24 at 10:11 p.m.
Jorge Salcedo was indicted on additional charges Oct. 22 in relation to the college admissions scandal.
The former UCLA men’s soccer coach was previously charged for racketeering in May after allegedly accepting bribes in exchange for several students’ admissions into the university.
This post was updated Sept. 17 at 1:20 p.m.
Another parent involved in the nationwide college admissions scandal was arrested in Spain on Monday night.
Spanish authorities arrested Xiaoning Sui of British Columbia, Canada, and charged her with one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud, according to federal court documents.
Five months later, Rick Singer’s shadow still looms large over Westwood.
Court documents unsealed March 12 stated Singer – the driving force behind the Varsity Blues athletics admission scandal – paid then-UCLA men’s soccer coach Jorge Salcedo $100,000 to get a prospective student admitted to UCLA.
UCLA professors said a recent federal investigation into UCLA may not impact the university’s access to financial aid, but it may bring attention to the legal methods of exploiting the college admissions process.
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