Feds Seek Prison For 'Varsity Blues' Middleman

By Stewart Bishop (November 12, 2020, 10:03 PM EST) -- Massachusetts federal prosecutors on Thursday pushed for prison time for the former head of a Texas tennis academy who copped to racketeering conspiracy for acting as a middleman for the mastermind of the "Varsity Blues" college admissions case.

In a sentencing memorandum, a significant portion of which is redacted, the government urged U.S. District Judge Indira Talwani to sentence Martin Fox, 63, to six months in prison, one year of supervised release and a fine of $95,000. Fox has already agreed to forfeit $245,000.

Prosecutors say Fox worked with scheme ringleader William "Rick" Singer and former University of Texas at Austin...

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