School Admissions Scandal Ringleader Rick Singer, Sentenced To 42 Months
The mastermind and architect behind the school admissions scandal goes to finish up like Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman … by spending time behind bars.
Rick Singer was sentenced to 42 months — 3.5 years — in federal jail for his position within the Varsity Blues scandal.
Bear in mind … the feds say Singer was the architect of a large, decades-long fraudulent scheme to get highschool college students into elite schools and universities throughout the nation … together with the daughters of celebs like Lori and Felicity.
TMZ broke the story … prosecutors had been pushing for Singer to get 6 years behind bars, arguing he profited from the scheme greater than anybody and due to this fact deserved a for much longer sentence than the dad and mom, faculty coaches and others acquired.
Singer’s legal professionals, in the meantime, requested for a most of 6 months within the huge home.
It is price noting … greater than 50 dad and mom, coaches and associates of Singer’s acquired sentences starting from 30 months in jail to simply probation. Lori was sentenced to 2 months behind bars, whereas Felicity bought 2 weeks.
Singer was initially staring down a most sentence of 65 years behind bars … however he ended up cooperating with the feds and was the important thing to convicting the dad and mom and coaches. Prosecutors say Singer wore a wire on the authorities’s route to nail the targets, and in addition made a whole lot of recorded calls.
Now, Singer’s going to con faculty.