Some local students and parents are outraged after hearing about the college admissions bribery scandal that came out on Tuesday.
Loughlin's lawyer Perry Viscounty declined comment outside the courtroom, where a day earlier her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, was freed on similar terms.
And William McGlashan, an executive at the huge investment group TPG Capital who specialized in technology investments, allegedly paid hundreds of thousands of dollars for both testings and being placed in the University of Southern California as a student-athlete.
Boston U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling said the probe remains underway, which means the public will be treated to even more of these character studies on what he characterized as the corrupting force "of wealth and privilege".
Coaches, including the women's soccer coach at Yale University and the sailing coach at Stanford University, took between $200 000 and $400 000 to accept the students onto their teams.
Singer, a Long Beach resident, ran a company called the Edge College and Career Network LLC (known as The Key) through which he facilitated fraudulent college admissions for about 800 families from 2011 to 2018, authorities say. He has been released on bond.
The University of Texas has fired men's tennis coach Michael Center after he was among those indicted on charges of taking bribes to help students get into top schools. Once enrolled the student never played tennis.
Bill McGlashan, the managing partner of TPG Growth and CEO of the social impact The Rise Fund - co-founded with U2's Bono and Jeff Skoll - was also among the many individuals charged in the college admissions scam.
According to Lelling, Singer has agreed to plead guilty to the charges and is cooperating with federal prosecutors on the case.
USC's interim President Wanda Austin said about a half-dozen current applicants affiliated with Singer's firm will be barred from admission, The Los Angeles Times reported Wednesday.
UT Austin said in a statement that authorities notified the school this morning "that we were victims of an organized criminal effort involving admissions". She added that the university had identified at least $1.3 million in donations from those alleged to have been involved in the scheme, and those funds will be redirected to scholarships for underprivileged students. It did not release information on what actions would be taken.