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10 People Charged Following Investigation at Minnesota Care Center

The most serious charges include racketeering, swindling and manslaughter counts.

MINNEAPOLIS–Minnesota’s attorney general has charged 10 people following an investigation into the death of a 58-year-old man at a northern Minnesota care center. The most serious charges include racketeering, swindling and manslaughter counts against Theresa Lee Olson, the former owner of the now-closed center, Chappy’s Golden Shores in Hill City. The defendants are also accused of bilking the state’s Medicaid…

50 Caught In Elite College Admissions Cheating Scandal, Including Two Actresses

Most of the students did not know their admission to the school was due to a bribe, authorities said. In some cases, however, the children and their parents all took part in the scam.

Actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin were among more than four dozen people charged in a nationwide college admissions cheating scandal that involved wealthy individuals paying up to $6.5 million to place their children into elite universities, according to court records revealed Tuesday. The alleged scam — which involved students being placed into top colleges such as Yale, Georgetown, Stanford, University of Southern California, UCLA and the…