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Burrito Magnate, 2 Others Plead Guilty In 'Varsity Blues'

Law360, Boston (May 22, 2019, 6:29 PM EDT) -- Three more parents charged in the “Varsity Blues” college admissions scheme pled guilty Wednesday in Massachusetts federal court, admitting that they paid thousands to the mastermind of the operation to have their children’s test scores altered.

Peter Jan Sartorio, an entrepreneur specializing in frozen burritos, on Wednesday became the latest to officially plead guilty to the single charge of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud, along with Gregory Abbott, the founder and chairman of a food and beverage packaging company, and his wife, Marcia Abbott.

Prosecutors say Sartorio, the founder of PJ's Organics, paid $15,000 to have...

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