Toby MacFarlane receives a six-month prison sentence, the longest in the university admission scandal
Broker gets a six-month jail sentence after paying $ 450,000 to get his son and daughter into USC – the longest term so far in the university admission scandal
- Former real estate director Toby MacFarlane has received a six-month prison sentence
- It is the most prison sentence that a suspect receives in the university admission scandal
- MacFarlane has also been ordered to pay $ 150,000 and do 200 hours of community service
- He was the 13th convicted parent, other penalties ranged from probation to five months in prison
- Actress Felicity Hoffman only served 11 days in jail for two weeks
Former California real estate director Toby MacFarlane has been sentenced to six months behind bars – the longest prison sentence to date for suspects in the university admission scandal.
MacFarlane, 56, from Del Mar, has also been instructed to pay $ 150,000 and do 200 hours of community service, Massachusetts's US law firm said.
Prosecutors ordered 15 months behind bars, along with a year of controlled release and a $ 95,000 fine.
MacFarlane, 56, a former director at a California title insurance company, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud and fair mail fraud, CNN reported.
Insurance director Toby MacFarlane leaves the federal courthouse in Boston on Wednesday after being convicted in the aliens registration scheme
Toby MacFarlane leaves the federal court in Boston on Wednesday after receiving the most severe sentence since the university admission scandal broke
He was the 13th parent convicted and convicted, who has exposed rich families and elite universities.
MacFarlane would be William & # 39; Rick & # 39; Singer gave $ 450,000 so that his children could be admitted as star sportsmen at the University of Southern California, while neither was.
But his son was hired as a recruit for basketball in 2017.
His application stated his height at 6-foot, 1-inch, when he was only 5-foot, 5-inch long, and said he played in the varsity team from 2014 to 2016, although he only played his last year.
Toby MacFarlane is flanked by a reporter who leaves the Wednedsay federal court. The judge sentenced him to six months in prison for his share in the admission regulations of the college
As for MacFarlane's daughter, she never played football when her application was submitted to the school in 2013.
However, an essay she had included for the application claimed differently: & # 39; My parents are having a hard time attending my football matches because our opponent's parents always make rude comments about that number 8 player playing without concern for her body or someone else in the field. It is true that I can be a bit intense on the field. & # 39;
She had to graduate before someone knew about her involvement with Singer.
Actress Felicity Huffman was one of the most talked-about parents who were convicted in the scandal. She was released after 11 days of her two-week term.
Other punishments varied from no imprisonment to five months in prison.
MacFarlane would be William & # 39; Rick & # 39; Singer (photo in March) gave $ 450,000 so that his children could be admitted as star sportsmen at the University of Southern California, while neither of them
Felicity Huffman, who completed an 11-day prison sentence last month, is seen with her husband William H, Macy and their daughters Sophia Grace and Georgia Grace
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