A woman who describes herself as an award-winning teacher pursues actors Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman, as well as the other parents charged in the college admission swindle, claiming damages of $ 500 billion. She alleges that their actions deprived her son of a fair chance of being accepted into the elite colleges targeted by the scheme.
The trial, reported previously by Deadline.com, appoints the parents who participated in the college admission scam. The project involved dozens of wealthy people, including Bill McGlashan, former CEO of a social impact investment fund managed by private equity firm TPG, and Manuel Henriquez, who ran Hercules Capital Financial Corporation. . McGlashan and Henriquez were both removed from office following the scandal.
Parents would have paid in millions of dollars guarantee their children entry to elite schools such as Yale and Georgetown, relying on bribery and fraud on standardized tests to access competing colleges.
Jennifer Kay Toy, a teacher who said she received the "Professor of the Year" award while she was working for the Oakland Unified School District and the Pacifica Academy, said in the lawsuit that his son had earned an average of 4.2 points and had colleges targeted by the scam.
His son, Joshua, "did not make the cut for undisclosed reason," she writes in the lawsuit. "I am now outraged and hurt because I feel that my son, my only son, has been denied access to a college, not because he did not have enough worked or studied, but because wealthy people thought it was okay to lie, cheat, steal. " and corrupt the path of their children in a good college ".
This is at least the second lawsuit filed in response to federal charges, with a group of students and their parents. file a complaint this week against the University of Southern California, Yale University and other colleges participating in the project. The plaintiffs in this suit say that the students were denied a fair chance of being admitted due to the corruption scandal and the fixing of exams, and demand that students who paid fees for Enrollment at these colleges receive a refund.