Colleges And Universities Are Being Sued Over Bribery Scandal
It was bound to happen!
Some students have filed lawsuits already against colleges and universities over the admissions bribery scandal in which wealthy parents including actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin.
According to the Associated Press, they paid to rig their children's standardized exams and bribe coaches to have their children designated as recruited athletes in sports they didn't play.
Several students have brought a class action complaint against the schools involved in the scandal, including Yale, Georgetown, and Stanford charging they and others were denied a fair chance at admission.
The lawsuit charges,
Each of the universities took the students’ admission application fees while failing to take adequate steps to ensure that their admissions process was fair and free of fraud, bribery, cheating and dishonesty.
They are seeking damages and the return of application fees for themselves and other school applicants.