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BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the case against prominent parents and athletic coaches charged in a sweeping college bribery scam (all times local):
Actress Felicity Huffman is scheduled to appear in court next month to plead guilty in the college admissions cheating scam.
The “Desperate Housewives” star’s plea hearing is set for May 24.
Huffman announced Monday that she would plead guilty to paying $15,000 to have a proctor rig her daughter’s college entrance exam score. She is among 13 parents who have agreed to plead guilty.
Los Angeles marketing executive Jane Buckingham is also scheduled to plead guilty on May 24. She is accused of paying to have someone take the ACT for her son.
On Tuesday, 16 parents who haven’t reached plea deals were indicted by a grand jury on a new charge of money laundering conspiracy.