Ex-Stanford coach avoids prison time in college bribery scam

BOSTON (AP) — A former head sailing coach at Stanford avoided prison time for agreeing to help students get into the elite university as recruited athletes in exchange for money for his sailing program, a judge ruled Wednesday.

John Vandemoer is the first person to be sentenced in the college admissions bribery case that exposed the lengths that some wealthy parents will go to get their children into the nation's top schools.

U.S. District Court Judge Rya Zobel sentenced him to one day in prison, which he was deemed to have served.Read more on NewsOK.com

BOSTON (AP) — A former head sailing coach at Stanford avoided prison time for agreeing to help students get into the elite university as recruited athletes in exchange for money for his sailing program, a judge ruled Wednesday.

John Vandemoer is the first person to be sentenced in the college admissions bribery case that exposed the lengths that some wealthy parents will go to get their children into the nation's top schools.

U.S. District Court Judge Rya Zobel sentenced him to one day in prison, which he was deemed to have served.
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