Single 'Varsity Blues' Conspiracy Creates Atty Conflict: Feds

By Chris Villani (September 5, 2019, 12:04 PM EDT) -- Federal prosecutors said the alleged mastermind of the "Varsity Blues" college admissions scheme links a parent and a coach charged in separate cases, creating a conflict for Miner Orkand Siddall LLP, which represents both men, during a hearing Thursday morning in Boston.

Miner Orkand's clients, a University of Southern California parent and the former Georgetown tennis coach, both interacted with William "Rick" Singer and are "absolutely part of the same case," prosecutors said Thursday. (AP) Former Georgetown tennis coach Gordon Ernst is charged with taking millions in bribes in exchange for getting students into the school fraudulently as recruited athletes, while...

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