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

Law360 (January 14, 2021, 6:31 PM EST) -- The former head coach of the UCLA men's soccer team pled guilty Thursday for a second time in the "Varsity Blues" college admissions case, facing a judge again after her November ruling and a U.S. Supreme Court decision upended his first guilty plea.

Jorge Salcedo admitted to a single count of conspiracy to commit federal programs bribery during a brief hearing before U.S. District Judge Indira Talwani. The former coach had pled guilty to conspiracy to commit racketeering in July, but Judge Talwani in November ruled that college admissions slots are not "property" as they pertain to the federal wire fraud...

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