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At Least Two Wine or AlcBev People Charged in College Cheating Scandal: Full coverage, transcripts, court documents

Napa Valley vintner Augustin Huneeus, and SF Peninsula spirits entrepreneur Marci Palatella  are among the parents charged with crimes by the Department of Justice.


The overall case is very well covered buy the mainstream media. Wine Indusyry Insight has dug more deeply and have links, below, to all of the Federal Court Documents as document excerpts detailing wire taps involving Huneeus and Palatella.

Excerpts from Evidence Document

Best Mainstream Articles

LA Times: How the largest college admissions fraud ever let wealthy parents cheat the system
LA Times: How USC’s ‘side door’ allowed unqualified prospective students to gain admission
NY Times: Wealthy Parents Charged in College Entry Fraud

Best Bay Area article: Napa Valley vintner among dozens of parents charged in college admissions cheating scandal

Best overall article on people involved: College admissions cheating scandal: Here is everyone charged in the case

DoJ News Release: Investigations of College Admissions and Testing Bribery Scheme



DoJ: Court Documents