Ex-USC Coach Admits Making Fake Profiles In 'Varsity Blues'

By Aaron Leibowitz (May 14, 2019, 3:29 PM EDT) -- A former University of Southern California assistant women's soccer coach pled guilty to racketeering conspiracy in Massachusetts federal court Tuesday, admitting she created fake athletic profiles for prospective college students as part of a nationwide admissions cheating scheme that included the children of actress Lori Loughlin and convicted Florida nursing home mogul Philip Esformes.

Former USC coach Laura Janke, shown outside the Boston federal courthouse in March, pled guilty to racketeering conspiracy on Tuesday. (Getty) Laura Janke created fake profiles for the children of at least 10 wealthy parents who have been charged in the case, Assistant U.S. Attorney Eric Rosen said during the hearing. Both...

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