Huffman, who is married to actor William H. Macy, arranged for her daughter to be granted extra time for her SAT exam by having her certified as having a learning disability.
"The federal government has alleged that USC is a victim in a scheme perpetrated against the university by a long-time Athletics Department employee, one current coach and three former coaching staff, who were allegedly involved in a college admissions scheme and have been charged by the government on multiple charges", Austin said.
The documents posted by the US Attorney's Office District of MA said that the conspiracy was carried out by three means, including facilitating cheating on ACT and SAT exam in exchange for bribes, designating applicants from students without demonstrated athletic abilities and laundry money through the third party channels. The student faked an injury that "stopped her from playing soccer, a sport she simply did not play", Assistant U.S. Attorney Eric Rosen said in court.
Authorities alleged that a well-connected college admissions adviser, William Singer, masked the bribes by filtering them through a charity, the Key Worldwide Foundation.
Also, authorities say the consulting company also bribed administrators to let a man take college entrance exams on behalf of students or replace their answers with his. The cooperating witness allegedly responded, "We will speak about it". A false athletic profile created for the student said she had been on China's junior national development team.
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China will push the economic development of Yangtze river delta and build an integrated transportation system along the river. Military reforms are almost complete, and "China needs the money to be used for more urgent matters", he said.
The coaches indicted include Texas men's tennis coach Michael Center, a sailing coach at Stanford, a women's soccer coach at Yale, a tennis coach at Georgetown, several USC coaches, and a men's soccer coach at UCLA.
The university fired Heinel and Vavic Tuesday.
"So, if you said to me "here's our grades, here's our scores, here's our ability, and we want to go to X school" and you give me one or two schools, and then I'll go after those schools and try to get a guarantee done".
Her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, was arrested at their home. Messages seeking comment from Huffman's representatives were not immediately returned.
The scheme uncovered a network of college coaches and insiders at testing centers that accepted payments from wealthy parents to help get their children into some of the most elite schools in the country, prosecutors said. The cooperator told investigators that Huffman and her spouse "agreed to the plan".