More Counts Filed Against Two Coaches Previously Charged in College Admissions Scam

Two coaches previously charged in the college admissions scam have been charged with more counts in a third indictment filed in the District of Massachusetts on Tuesday, reports CNN.

Conclusion Of The Contract 3100579 640Former Georgetown University tennis coach Gordon Ernst is charged with three new counts of federal programs bribery and three counts of filing false tax returns. According to the District of Massachusetts U.S. Attorney’s Office, he allegedly solicited and received bribes from three more prospective Georgetown applicants and also failed to report “a significant portion” of those bribe payments on his federal income tax returns.

Former University of Southern California water polo coach Jovan Vavic is charged with a conspiracy to commit federal programs bribery. He allegedly solicited and accepted bribes to facilitate prospective students’ admission to the university.
Ernst and Vavic both pleaded not guilty to their earlier charges in 2019. An arraignment date for the latest indictment has yet to be scheduled.