Charity Masked Web of Fraudulent College Donations, Feds Say

William "Rick" Singer is painted by prosecutors as the ringleader of the biggest school admissions scandal ever prosecuted by federal authorities.

  • Published 14 March 2019
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The mastermind of a wide-ranging college admissions scandal set up a charity that wove a deep web of deception and fraud to mask bribes and payoffs, funneling millions of dollars through the tax-exempt organization under the nose of U.S. officials, according to prosecutors and tax documents reviewed by The Associated Press. William "Rick" Singer registered Key Worldwide Foundation as a charity in 2013, gaining accredited 501(c)3 status with the federal government. Its tax filings reported… Read at AP News