Golfer Phil Mickelson mentioned on Twitter Thursday that he’s amongst “hundreds” who used the school consulting firm accused of orchestrating an enormous faculty admissions bribery scheme.
Mickelson mentioned his household was shocked by the latest revelations concerning the advisor, William Singer.
Mickelson’s daughter attends Brown College in Windfall, R.I.
The college didn’t reply to a request for remark.
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Mickelson emphasised that his household was not concerned in any fraud.
The golfer has not been charged with a criminal offense or implicated within the bribery scandal.
Federal prosecutors mentioned Singer led a scheme wherein rich dad and mom bribed sports activities coaches and different officers to get their youngsters entry to elite universities.
Greater than 50 individuals have been charged — outstanding amongst them have been TV actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin.
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The universities have forged themselves as victims and have moved to distance themselves from the coaches, firing or suspending them.
The Related Press contributed to this report.