Multiple outlets are reporting that federal authorities have unsealed indictments against college coaches and others in a sweeping admissions bribery case.
According to the Chicago Tribune, racketeering conspiracy charges were unsealed Tuesday against the coaches at schools including Yale, Stanford, Wake Forest University, Georgetown and the University of Southern California.
BREAKING: The US Attorney in Boston has unsealed indictments against at least 47 people in a nationwide college admissions cheating and recruitment scheme, including current and former D-1 coaches at Yale, Georgetown, USC, Wake Forest and Texas.— Aaron Leibowitz (@aaron_leib) March 12, 2019
According to the Tribune, authorities charge that coaches implicated in the case accepted bribes in exchange for admitting students as athletes, regardless of their abilities.
A list of the defendants in the case can be found here.
This is a developing story. AB Today will have more details as they become available in the coming days and weeks.