Former Coach Admits Guilt in Admissions Scandal

May 15, 2019

Laura Janke, former assistant coach of women’s soccer at the University of Southern California, pleaded guilty Tuesday in connection with her involvement in a scheme to use bribery and other forms of fraud to get some applicants admitted. Specially, she pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit racketeering. Prosecutors said that she created athletic "profiles" and documents "to bolster students’ college applications by making them appear to be highly successful high school athletes when in fact they were not."

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