Fallout continues in college admissions scandal

Yale is investigating a current student on the soccer team who may have been admitted on a fraudulent academic endorsement.
2:46 | 03/16/19

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We're learning more about the college admissions scandal this morning with celebrities, top executives and other high-powered people allegedly paying big bucks to secure their kids a spot at elite universities. The story we've been talking about. Some of those big names making appearances at court charged in this massive scheme. New fallout this morning in the college admissions cheating scandal. Yale now investigating a student who may have been admitted to the soccer team on a fraudulent athletic endorsement. Georgetown also revealing it is examining the records of current students whose parents may have offered illegal incentives. Are you worried about going to jail? Do you have any comment? No comment. Reporter: Friday actress felicity Huffman and her husband William H. Macy returning to federal court, the two walking in holding hands. Huffman who played a scheming mom in this 2004 episode of "Desperate housewives" -- A generous donation will ensure our kids beat them out. How generous? 15,000. Reporter: Now facing criminal charges in real life for allegedly paying $15,000 to have an S.A.T. Proctor correct her daughter's answers to improve her score. Macy has not been charged. Actress Lori Loughlin and her husband facing charges accused of paying $500,000 in bribes to get their two daughters into usc. Highlight palette with sephora collection. Reporter: Last year her daughter, social media influencer Olivia jade joked about not attending high school I'm also literally never at school. Reporter: Meanwhile, her mom, a fixture on the hallmark Channel -- It's very festive. Reporter: -- Now axed from the network reportedly losing her job at Netflix as well. This as we are learning of more famous families not accused of any wrongdoing who also worked with the alleged mastermind and college counselor at the center of the scam. Sports stars Joe Montana and Phil Mickelson insisting their families never participated in fraud. The three-time masters champion saying, we were not part of the fraud. Our kids would disown us if we ever tried to interfere. Is it competitive? It's extremely competitive. Both academically and athletically. Reporter: For parents of high school students going through the college application process, many are not surprised to hear the details of the scheme. There are other lessons I feel as a parent that need to be learned outside of just getting what you need to get based on your availability to pay. Reporter: The mastermind behind the scandal says he worked with 750 families and several elite prep schools have been subpoenaed in connection with had. Guys, it is far from over. Raises so many questions about inequality in American life. It's a fascinating story. And education which is supposed to be the equalizer. Definitely. Struck a chord in this country. That's for sure.

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