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Thirty-three parents have been indicted as part of Operation Varsity Blues, but the complaint filed last week in federal court makes it clear that not every child was in the dark about the scandal.
In most cases, the children did not think their test scores were being edited by proctors to ensure higher scores, but at least one teenager 'gloated' about cheating the system after her test according to the complaint filed last week.
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On the flip side, it seems that a number of the children who were submitted as athletic candidates at these colleges and universities were aware of the deception.
This includes the young woman who earned a spot on the UCLA soccer team alongside members of the US national team, despite the fact that she had never played the sport at an elite level and had a 'falsified soccer profile' submitted with her application.
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Her team photo is even included on the school's soccer website.
When asked if there is a chance these students, or any others, might be charged, a spokesperson for the US Attorney's Office told DailyMail.com that the investigation is ongoing and the US Attorney had not ruled out the possibility of additional charges.
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William Rick Singer, the mastermind behind this illegal plot, was sneaking in more and more athletes with each passing year.
'You can tell them I did 760 of these this year, 96 the year before,' he said in one phone call with a parent.
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The complaint submitted last week explains how he went about this using his connections and his clients' vast fortunes.
'As part of the scheme, [Singer], together with others, also fabricated athletic "profiles" for students, which [Singer] submitted to the Universities in support of the students’ applications, and which contained falsified athletic credentials—including fake honors the students had purportedly received and elite athletic...
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