College Test Admin In 'Varsity Blues' Case Will Plead Guilty

Law360 (August 17, 2020, 2:03 PM EDT) -- A Houston-area test administrator will plead guilty next month in the "Varsity Blues" college admissions and testing scandal after striking a deal with prosecutors who accused her of taking bribes to help rig students' college entrance exams, according to a court notice Saturday.

Niki Williams, a teacher's aide in Houston, has agreed to plead guilty to a single count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, according to her Aug. 11 deal with prosecutors. In exchange, the government will dismiss two other counts and recommend a sentence at the low end of the guideline range.

According to a docket notice...

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