2 more parents in college admissions scandal to plead guilty – CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) – Two more parents will plead guilty for their role in the college admissions scandal.

Dr Gregory Colburn, 63, and Amy Colburn, 61, of Palo Alto, Calif., Have agreed to plead guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit mail and electronic fraud. Under the plea deal, the defendants would be sentenced to eight weeks in prison, one year on probation, 100 hours of community service and a fine of $ 12,500, subject to court approval. . The charge can carry a sentence of up to 20 years in prison, three years of supervised release and a fine of $ 250,000.

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The Colburns were accused of paying William “Rick” Singer $ 25,000 to bribe Igor Dvorskiy, a test administrator, to allow test overseer Mark Riddell to correct the Colburns son’s SAT answers for a score higher.

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The singer, Dvorskiy and Riddell have already pleaded guilty for their role in the scandal.

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Gregory Colburn and Amy Colburn will be the 36th and 37th parents in the college admissions case to plead guilty or be sentenced by a jury.

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