1st Circ. Overturns Parents' 'Varsity Blues' Fraud Convictions

By Brian Dowling (May 10, 2023, 5:36 PM EDT) -- The First Circuit on Wednesday wiped out nearly all the convictions of two "Varsity Blues" parents who were found guilty at trial of paying huge sums to get their children into an elite college, hammering prosecutors' "invalid" fraud theory and holding that the evidence didn't prove an "overarching conspiracy."...

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