March 13, 2019 / 1:00 AM / 5 months ago

Willkie Farr cochair charged in college admissions fraud crackdown

Gordon Caplan, the cochair of New York law firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher, was among the dozens of people charged by federal prosecutors on Tuesday in a sweeping crackdown on corruption and fraud in the elite college admissions system.

According to a complaint unsealed on Tuesday, Caplan paid $75,000 to a college prep company that arranged for a test administrator to change the answers on his daughter’s ACT college admissions exam after she had completed it.

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