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Hollywood actors, CEOs charged in US college admissions scandal

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  1. #41

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    Jun 2010
    Quote Originally Posted by shri:
    Yes, Sackler. Purdue are the chicken family, right?
    Sackler family who own Purdue Pharma. They deserve to shot up with their own drugs and left to fend for themselves without their fortune.

  2. #42

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    Jan 2018
    Quote Originally Posted by mrgoodkat:
    $15k is nothing, that's average Joe kind of bribe money. I would pay $15k to have my kid admitted to a top university. That's less than $4k a year for a 4 year bachelor degree, compared with the tuition its peanuts.
    I think many people could and would do this - if they saw the opportunity.
    Embarrassing to be found out - and sent to jail. Kids ridiculed for being too dumb to make it on their own.

    Not sure what this couple is worth - but are probably not anywhere near Brad Pitt. Many celebrities are not super rich.

    I remember hearing what a professional athlete I admired got paid - he was in Tour De France and had the yellow jersey for a couple of days at one point. His 'take home' pay was less than a new graduate. Lived a spartan life in cheap hotel rooms, training and racing all the time.

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