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Coach pleads to college admissions scam, could hurt Loughlin

  • A former assistant soccer coach at the University of Southern California switched her plea to guilty Tuesday in the college admissions scam, admitting to creating fake athletic profiles for the children of wealthy parents, including actress Lori Loughlin and fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli.
  • Laura Janke, 36, has agreed to cooperate with prosecutors and could be called to testify against others, including ” Full House” star Loughlin and Giannulli, who have pleaded not guilty.
  • In court Tuesday, prosecutors said bribes totaling more than $300,000 were sent to the accounts of private summer soccer camps run by Janke and former USC women’s soccer head coach Ali Khosroshahin, who is also a defendant.
  • In one instance, Janke created a bogus profile for the daughter of Toby MacFarlane, a former senior executive at a title insurance company, which described her as a ” US Club Soccer

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