Daily Mail~ Judge sets bond at 250k~ Lori Loughlin

By ANNETA KONSTANTINIDES  and CHRIS SPARGO FOR DAILYMAIL.COM

Excellent reporting!

Huffman and Macy allegedly gave a $15,000 donation to a group that later paid a man who proctored the SAT to her daughter (above)

No one is above the law if found guilty since this is a federal indictment they will have to serve 80% of their proposed jail time. These are very serious charges these people face; I would like to know the rest of the people that are indicated.

This is truly an embarrassing moment for these families.  Please cooperate with the authorities.  Who is CW-1 and 2?

A recorded phone conversation makes it evident that Huffman is aware that her daughter will be assisted in the test (above)

In one call from last year, Huffman revealed she planned to use the same system for her younger daughter (above) after it worked for her older daughter

“Singer was charged with racketeering conspiracy, money laundering conspiracy and obstruction of justice. He has pleaded guilty. ”

Wow, this article keeps getting better!

THE STARS

Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli spent $500,000 getting their two daughters into USC, according to prosecutors

Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli spent $500,000 getting their two daughters into USC, according to prosecutors

Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli

Actress Loughlin and her fashion designer husband Mossimo are among the three most well known names on the list. They have two daughters, Olivia, 20, Isabella, 19, and Mossimo also has a son from a previous relationship. It is not clear which of their children is in college.

Olivia is a YouTube star who has amounted millions of fans online but she is also enrolled at USC, as is their 19-year-old daughter Isabella.

They allegedly paid $50,000 to get their oldest daughter into USC under the guise that she was a crew coxswain when in fact she does not row crew.

Felicity Huffman is accused of paying a $15,000 bribe to get her oldest daughter Sofia into USC

Felicity Huffman is accused of paying a $15,000 bribe to get her oldest daughter Sofia into USC

Felicity Huffman 

Huffman is best known for her role on Desperate Housewives.

She is married to fellow actor William H. Macy but he has not been charged in the indictment.

The pair have two daughters, Sofia, 18, and Georgia, 16.

Huffman is accused of paying $15,000 for someone else to sit her daughter Sofia’s SAT exam which got her into USC.

THE COLLEGE PROFESSORS, COACHES AND ‘MASTERMIND’

Rick Singer ran The Key, a college preparation business

Rick Singer ran The Key, a college preparation business

William Rick Singer, the ‘mastermind’ 

Singer is accused of leading the scam. He led a college counseling program and, according to prosecutors, also ran a fake charity through which he funneled bribes. The scam worked in two ways; he would have people come into the exam to correct students’ answers and he also then bribed sports coaches to offer them scholarships, in some cases for sports they did not even play.

Rudolph Meredith 

Meredith is a women’s soccer coach at Yale. In his bio on the college’s website, he is heralded as the ‘winningest’ coach, with 24 seasons under his belt.

Mark Riddell 

Riddell is the director of IMG Academy , a college entrance exam preparation company.

Rudolph Meredith, the women's soccer coach at Yale

Mark Riddell, the director of IMG Academy

Rudolph Meredith, the women’s soccer coach at Yale (left) and Mark Riddell, director of IMG Academy

John Vandemoer 

Vandemoer is the head sailing coach at Stanford.   

Gordon Ernst 

Ernst is the head of women’s tennis at the University of Rhode Island.

He taught at Georgetown in the past and worked as a personal tennis coach for Michelle Obama and her daughters, Sasha and Malia, while they were in the White House.

John Vandemoer is the head sailing coach at Stanford

Gordie Ernst was Michelle Obama's private tennis coach when she was First Lady. He is now the head of women's tennis at the University of Rhode Island.

John Vandemoer (left) is the head sailing coach at Stanford. Gordie Ernst was Michelle Obama’s private tennis coach when she was First Lady. He is now the head of women’s tennis at the University of Rhode Island.

Igor Dvorskiy

Dvorskiy is the president of the West Hollywood College Preparatory School and he worked at the West Hollywood Test Center

Niki Williams 

Williams worked as a test administrator at one of the test centers Singer told parents he ‘controlled’.  

Houmayoun Zadeg

Homa H Zadeh is a professor at USC. He is the Associate Professor and Director, Advanced Education Program in Periodontology.

Michael Center

Center is the men’s soccer coach at the University of Texas.

Homa H. Zadeh, a profesor at USC

Michael Center, the men's soccer coach at University of Texas

Homa H Zadeh (left) is a professor at USC. Michael Center (right) is the men’s soccer coach at the University of Texas.

Donna Heinel 

Heinel is the senior women’s athletics director at USC. She is alleged to have accepted a $50,000 from Lori Loughlin and her husband, among others, for admitting fraudulent tests.

Laura Janke 

Janke is a former assistant soccer coach at USC. She allegedly took payment from Loughlin and her husband for their youngest daughter.

Donna Heinel is the senior athletic director at USC

Laura Janke is a former assistant soccer coach at USC

Donna Heinel (left) is the senior athletic director at USC. Laura Janke (right) is a former assistant soccer coach

Ali Khosroshahin 

Khosroshahin is the head women’s soccer coach at USC.

Jovan Vavic

Vavic is the head coach for the men’s and women’s water polo teams at USC.

Ali Khosroshahin is the head women's soccer coach at USC

Jovan Vavic is the head of men's and women's water polo teams at USC

Ali Khosroshahin (left) is the head of women’s soccer at USC and Jovan Vavic is the head of the men’s and women’s water polo teams at USC

PARENTS 

Bill McGlashan  

McGlashan is a prolific private equity investor who is the founder and managing partner of the firm TPG Growth.

He is also at the helm of The Rise Fund, a social impact fund he launched with Bono.

Gregory and Marcia Abbott 

New York couple Gregory and Marcia Abbott, 68 and 59, were also named.

Gregory Abbott is the founder and chairman of International Dispensing Corp., a successful food and beverage packaging company.

The couple, who have homes in New York City and Aspen, Colorado, allegedly paid a total of $125,000 to have someone take the ACT and SAT subject tests for their daughter so she could gain entrance to Duke University.

Bill McGlashan

Gregory Abbott

Bill McGlashan and Gregory Abbott are pictured

Gamal Abdelaziz

Abdelaziz stepped down as president and COO of Wynn Resorts in 2016.

He is accused of bribing Donna Heinel, the senior women’s athletics director at USC, to recruit his daughter for the basketball team in 2017.

According to court documents, his daughter played high school basketball but was not gifted enough to get recruited as an athlete so he arranged for her to be one.

He then made a $300,000 ‘donation’ to the fictitious charity run by ‘ringleader’ Rick Singer and then made monthly $20,000 payments directly to Heinel.

His daughter got into the college but never joined the basketball team, according to the documents.

In a phone call with the fixer, they said: ‘I’m not going to tell the IRS anything about the fact that your $300,000 was paid to Donna– Donna Heinel at USC to get [your daughter] into school even though she wasn’t a legitimate basketball player at that level.’

Jane Buckingham 

Buckingham is the owner of the now defunct market research firm, Youth Intelligence.  She sold the company in 2003.

She is charged in the scheme for allegedly paying $50,000 to have someone else take her son’s ACT exam in July 2018 because he had tonsilitis.

Buckingham sent a handwriting sample for her son to a test taker and had him take a fake exam at home so he wouldn’t know about the fraud, court documents indicate.

Gamal Abdelaziz

Jane Buckingham

Gamal Abdelaziz, the president and COO of Wynn Resorts (left) and Jane Buckingham, the owner of the now defunct market research firm Youth Intelligence

Gordon Caplan

Caplan is a financial attorney and partner at the firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher in New York City. He lives in Connecticut.

He allegedly paid $75,000 to have Singer arrange a proctor to corrected his daughter’s answers after she took the ACT in November or December 2018.

Robert Flaxman 

Flaxman is the CEO, Co-founder, Crown Realty & Development, Inc, a real estate company based in Orange County.

Gordon Caplan

Robert Flaxman

Gordon Caplan (left) is a financial attorney and partner at the firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher in New York City. Robert Flaxman (right) is the CEO, Co-founder, Crown Realty & Development

Agustin Huneeus 

Vineyard owner Huneeus owns a range of wines that are produced in Napa Valley.

He allegedly participated in both the college entrance exam cheating scheme and the college recruitment scheme for his daughter in 2017 and 2018 by conspiring to bribe Heinel and Jovan Vavic, the USC water polo coach, to facilitate his daughter’s admission to USC as a purported water polo recruit, according to the indictment.

Elisabeth Kimmel 

Kimmel, of Las Vegas, Nevada, is the former president of Midwest Television. She sold it in 2017 for $325million.

She allegedly used the scheme to get her daughter into Georgetown and her son into USC by pretending the former was a tennis player and the latter was a pole vaulter.

Kimmel ultimately facilitated $475,000 in payments to KWF, according to the affidavit.

Toby MacFarlane 

MacFarlane and his wife Christy are well known on the San Diego social and charity circuit. 

He sits on the board of multiple companies and the family has their own trust but it is not exactly clear what he does. 

Elisabeth Kimmel

Agustin Huneeus

Elisabeth Kimmel is the former president of Midwest Television. She sold it in 2017 for $325million. Agustin Huneeus, whose family owns vineyards in Napa Valley, was also charged

Marjorie Klapper 

Diane and Todd Blake 

I-Hsin “Joey” Chen 

Amy and Gregory Colburn 

Marci Palatella 

Peter Jan Sartorio 

Stephen Semprevivo 

Devin Sloane 

John Wilson

Robert Zangrillo 

Steven Masera

William Ferguson 

Martin Fox

Jorge Salcedo 

Bruce and Davina Isackson 

Mikaela Sanford

David Sidoo

Michelle Janavs  

Elizabeth and Manuel Henriquez

Douglas Hodge 

Singer, above as CW-1, bragged about his 'side door' scheme and boasted of getting almost 800 children into colleges, according to court documents related to the case

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