Twenty people down, certainly more to go.
The college admission scandal became the central focus of public discourse recently. Since it was discovered that 20 affluent individuals bribed elite colleges in order to get their children in, chatter immediately ensued. Of the encompassing guilty party was Desperate Housewives star Felicity Huffman and 90210 cast member Lori Loughlin. While the conversation seems to have lessened, federal prosecutors are letting folks know they are not done with the task. Clearly, the caught celebrities must not be singular cases.
As such, The New York Times recently hinted that many more parents were involved in the scheme. Which would, therefore, mean there are many more culprits for the authorities to snag. And since the news came out, Southern California elite is reported to be shaking in their boots. According to Complex, a Los Angeles defense attorney shared with the following with the NY Times: "For many of these people, this is the only thing they can think about." Furthermore, other reports indicate a grooming suspicion lurking within elite communities, with many wondering whether XYZ cheated their way into a school.
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An unidentified mother and witness to the ordeal further states: "If their parents are friends with some of the people who were indicted, you start to wonder, 'Huh, did they do something?" Nevertheless, those already caught are suffering the consequences of their actions with most facing heavy fines and sentencing.