If college admissions scandal parents admit responsibility, they may avoid prison time: experts

If college admissions scandal parents admit responsibility, they may avoid prison time: experts

Could Aunt Becky be headed to prison? It could go either way, experts say.Some of the wealthy parents accused of paying bribes to get their kids into

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Could Aunt Becky be headed to prison? It could go either way, experts say.Some of the wealthy parents accused of paying bribes to get their kids into top universities may get short stints behind bars, if convicted, to send a message that the privileged are not above the law, some lawyers say.But others predict that most, if not all, will end up with probation and a fine, particularly if they quickly agree to accept responsibility and co-operate, which observers anticipate many will do.WATCH: March 15 — Lori Loughlin and daughter Olivia Jade lose endorsement deals after college admission scandal

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