Billionaire’s son indicted in college admissions cheating scandal. Prosecutors announced Wednesday that another parent has been indicted in the college admissions cheating case, accusing him of paying hundreds of thousands of dollars to a Georgetown University coach to help his daughter get accepted to the school as a tennis recruit.
Amin C. Khoury, 54, who has homes in Palm Beach, Florida, and Mashpee, Massachusetts, was indicted on two counts, including conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud concerning programs receiving federal funds, and bribery concerning programs receiving federal funds.
Hence he was indicted by a Massachusetts grand jury Tuesday.
Furthermore, Khoury is the 57th person to be charged in the college admission scandal. Actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband Mossimo Giannulli have already been sentenced.
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Nancy Sterling, a spokeswoman for Khoury, said he had nothing to do with William “Rick” Singer. Singer is the mastermind of the scheme who has pleaded guilty and is cooperating with the federal investigation. billionaire’s son indicted
“There was no test or class cheating. His child’s college application was completely accurate and contained no misrepresentations about being a fake athlete or anything else. We look forward to this process to rebut the government’s claims,” Sterling said.