'Varsity Blues' Coach Scolded For Unauthorized Mexico Trip

By Chris Villani (June 16, 2020, 5:20 PM EDT) -- A former UCLA men's soccer coach who has agreed to plead guilty in the "Varsity Blues" college admissions case received a stern reprimand from a federal judge Tuesday after he made a quick business trip to Mexico without letting the government know.

Jorge Salcedo copped to "a bad mistake" when he traveled from California to Texas on May 31 and then crossed the border in McAllen, Texas, where he was told he could walk across without a passport. The probation department in Massachusetts says it learned about the trip from a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer.

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