Ex-Willkie Co-Chair Pleads Guilty In 'Varsity Blues'

Law360, Boston (May 21, 2019, 3:16 PM EDT) -- Gordon Caplan, the former co-chair of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, pled guilty Tuesday in Boston federal court to paying $75,000 to the mastermind of the "Varsity Blues" nationwide college admissions scheme to have a proctor alter his daughter’s ACT exam answers.

Ex-Willkie co-chair Gordon Caplan, center, arrives at federal court in Boston on Tuesday. (AP) Caplan, 53, who was removed as a partner at Willkie after he admitted his guilt in a statement last month, entered a guilty plea along with California vineyard owner Agustin Huneeus, another parent charged with paying bribes to get his daughter into college, on Tuesday afternoon....

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