Scandal:In the college admissions game, even the legal kind, money has always mattered
Theparents caught up in the sweeping college admissions cheating scandal had power, money and, in some cases, fame.
What they wanted was a guarantee.
A bribery and racketeering case announced by federal prosecutors on Tuesday - netting 33 business moguls, movie stars and even a winemaker, as well as 17 others - was shocking in its scope.
But the idea that parents would try to buy their way into elite universities wasn't surprising, said former Ivy League admissions officers an...