‘Varsity Blues’ mastermind Rick Singer made $28 million in scam, auditor says

By Patricia Hurtado | Bloomberg

William “Rick” Singer, the mastermind of the “Varsity Blues” college admissions fraud, personally made nearly $28 million from the scheme, a forensic accountant for the government testified.

Lauren George laid out the disgraced college consultant’s earnings in detail for the first time on Wednesday as a government witness in the trial of two of his former clients. Singer invested some of his money in the Swansea City Football Club in Wales and the Sharky’s chain of West Coast Mexican restaurants, previously released court records show.

Private equity executive John Wilson, 62, founder of Hyannis Port Capital, has pleaded not guilty in Boston federal court to

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