The FBI was tipped off to this scandal during an unrelated case.
The bribes were filtered through a charity that claimed to help underserved students.
Parents had their children's faces Photoshopped onto stock photos of athletes.
Indictment against wealthy parents buying their kids into selective college is stunning. Some kids didn't know about their parents efforts. But Lori Loughlin's kids did. They pretended to row crew - even posed on ERG machines - to get into USC. They are both Instagram stars. pic.twitter.com/vR2rnxOvyf— Judd Legum (@JuddLegum) March 12, 2019