Co-Host of Gillibrand Fundraiser Charged in College Admissions Scam

Washington Free Beacon | 3/15/2019 | David Rutz
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BY: David Rutz

One of the wealthy mothers charged in the massive college admissions scam co-hosted a fundraiser last week for 2020 presidential hopeful Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D., N.Y.).

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Marketing CEO Jane Buckingham served as a co-host for the Beverly Hills, California, event Saturday on behalf of Gillibrand, Page Six reported. Gillibrand has formed a presidential exploratory committee but is not technically an official candidate.

Investigators say Buckingham made a bogus $50,000 "charitable donation" that in reality went to pay a professional to take the ACT for her son last July. The ACT and SAT are the two primary standardized tests used by colleges in the admissions process.

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She's one of several major Democratic donors to be charged in what the Justice Department called a "nationwide conspiracy that facilitated cheating on college entrance exams and the admission of students to elite universities as purported athletic recruits," the Washington Free Beacon reported:

Parents paid William Rick Singer, owner of The Edge College & Career Network, LLC, to ensure their children's...
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