– Celebrities, wealthy parents, and an administrator at an academy in Bradenton have all been accused of bribing, lying, and laundering money as part of an elaborate scheme to get students from rich families into elite universities.

The allegations are being made by the Federal Bureau of Investigation after an investigation – called Operation Varsity Blues – resulted in about 50 arrests.

An administrator at IMG Academy in Bradenton is accused of going to great lengths – for the past eight years – to help students cheat on college entrance exams like the ACT and SAT.

The FBI said Mark Riddell, IMG Academy’s director of college entrance exam preparation, would bribe SAT and ACT exam administrators to let him either take the

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