Ex-UCLA Soccer Coach Pleads Guilty In 'Varsity Blues' Case

Law360 (July 27, 2020, 6:04 PM EDT) -- A former UCLA men's soccer coach charged as part of the sprawling "Varsity Blues" college admissions scandal admitted on Monday to collecting $200,000 in bribes from parents seeking to have their children accepted into the selective California university.

In a videoconference hearing Monday afternoon before U.S. District Judge Indira Talwani in Boston, 47-year-old Jorge Salcedo pled guilty to a single count of conspiracy to commit racketeering for working with scheme mastermind William "Rick" Singer to help Davina and Bruce Isackson and Xiaoning Sui get their children into the school as fake soccer recruits.

Salcedo struck a deal with prosecutors in April,...

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