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Lori Loughlin latest to surrender after $25 million U.S. college cheat scheme exposed


BOSTON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Full House" actor Lori Loughlin and the former head of financial firm Pimco are due to face criminal charges on Wednesday related to a $25 million (19 million pounds) scheme to help wealthy Americans secure places for their children in top U.S. colleges.

The two are among 50 people charged for taking part in the largest such scam in U.S. history, which steered students into elite universities including Yale, Georgetown and Stanford by cheating the admissions process.

   

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