In today's paper: To win crucial Pennsylvania, Trump leans heavily on unfounded fears of massive voter fraud, US Attorney Andrew Lelling, Boston police commissioner put focus on hate groups, vow to protect the polls, and more.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his older brother set off a pair of homemade pressure-cooker bombs near the finish line in 2013. A spokeswoman for U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling said his office is reviewing the decision
U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling: The parents charged chose to illegally manipulate the system -- WATCH LIVE HERE:
The scheme, which began in 2011, is the largest college admissions scam that’s ever been prosecuted, said U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling: The parents "knowingly conspired...to help their children cheat or buy [them] admission to elite schools through fraud"
NEW: U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling says this is the largest college admittance scam ever charged by the Department of Justice.
U.S. Attorney Andrew E. Lelling: "Between roughly 2011 & 2018, wealthy parents paid Singer about $25 million in total to guarantee their children's admission to elite schools including Yale, Georgetown, Stanford, USC, UT, UCLA, and Wake Forest."
"There can be no separate college admission for wealthy, and I will add there will not be a separate criminal justice system either, " Andrew Lelling, U.S. attorney for Massachusetts, said. (9/9) #NBCNewsThreads
"This case is about the widening corruption of elite college admissions through the steady application of wealth combined with fraud," Andrew Lelling, the U.S. attorney for the District of Massachusetts, says of college admissions scam.