The making of a college-admissions con man | Curio

The making of a college-admissions con man

16 mins | Jul 27, 2020

How did he go from leading middle-school basketball teams to running one of the most complex cons in history? Rick Singer, the man at the centre of the 'Varsity Blues' scandal, was always driven to compete and succeed — and to defy norms. Jennifer Levitz and Melissa Korn, from The Wall Street Journal, examine Singer's past ventures and everything that led to his arrest in 2019.

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From The Wall Street Journal