Oralandar Brand-Williams The Detroit News Published 8:19 PM EDT Jun 13, 2019 Prominent Detroit defense attorney Marlon Blake Evans' road to becoming a lawyer was not an easy one but it was a journey he took to bring justice to his community, said his wife and fellow attorney Nacole Evans. "He always wanted to be a lawyer," said Nacole Evans. "He grew up in the city of Detroit and was one of few who made it out (of his neighborhood near Richton and Dexter) and succeeded greatly." Mr. Evans died Wednesday, June 12, 2019, of pancreatic cancer. He was 56. Mr. Evans represented defendants in some of Metro Detroit's most high-profile criminal and murder cases, including the Noel Night shooting in 2017, the deadly O'Reilly auto parts shooting on Detroit's west side two years ago and the fatal shooting of Detroit rapper Dex Osama. Raised in Detroit, Mr. Evans graduated from Central High School and attended Michigan State University, where he received his bachelor's degree. … [Read more...] about Noted Detroit area attorney Marlon Blake Evans dies
Katie Warren, provided by Published 2:20 pm CDT, Tuesday, March 12, 2019 David Madison/Getty Images The FBI and US attorney's office in Boston indicted dozens of people in an alleged college admissions bribery scandal. The scam allegedly involved parents having their children pose as athletes to get accepted into Division-1 universities and parents having stand-ins take SAT and ACT exams for their children. Hollywood actors, college athletic coaches, CEOs, and business leaders were among those charged. CEOs and executives in finance, real estate, and other industries are among the dozens indicted by the FBI in an alleged scheme to get students into elite colleges. Some of those charged are accused of paying bribes of up to $6 million to get their children into elite universities including Georgetown, Stanford, and Yale, as Business Insider's Kelly McLaughlin reported. Some parents are accused of having their children recruited as Division 1 athletes, regardless of … [Read more...] about CEOs, investors, and entrepreneurs are among those named in the college admissions cheating scandal — here are the 22 business leaders who’ve been charged by the FBI
By Katie Dowd and Alix Martichoux, SFGATE, and Michael Rosen Updated 2:19 pm PDT, Tuesday, March 12, 2019 FILE — Co-Founder and CEO of the Rise Fund and Co-Founder and Managing Partner of TPG Growth Bill McGlashan speaks onstage during Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on October 3, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. McGlashan, a Mill Valley resident, was indicted as part of a college admissions scandal. less FILE — Co-Founder and CEO of the Rise Fund and Co-Founder and Managing Partner of TPG Growth Bill McGlashan speaks onstage during Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit at Wallis Annenberg Center for the ... more Photo: Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images Photo: Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images Image 1 of / 25 Caption Close … [Read more...] about What we know about the Bay Area residents implicated in the college cheating scandal
Former Stanford University sailing coach John Vandemoer, right, walks to the Moakley Courthouse to plead on charges of conspiracy to commit racketeering in relation to a college entrance exam cheating scam. (Faith Ninivaggi/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald) Former Stanford University sailing coach John Vandemoer, right, walks to the Moakley Courthouse to plead on charges of conspiracy to commit racketeering in relation to a college entrance exam cheating scam. (Faith Ninivaggi/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald) Todd Blake of Ross, California in Marin County recently Tweeted his daughter’s acceptance to USC. Blake was apparently a trustee at the Ross School District until recently. (Twitter screen grab) BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 28: (L-R) Olivia Jade Giannulli, Lori Loughlin and Isabella Rose Giannulli attend The Women’s Cancer Research Fund’s An Unforgettable Evening Benefit Gala at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on February 28, 2019 … [Read more...] about Which rich Bay Area parents paid to grease their kids’ entry to elite colleges?
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Jaclyn Reiss Globe Staff March 12, 2019 The US attorney’s office in Massachusetts has released a list of names of those charged in a nationwide college admissions cheating and recruitment scheme. Here’s a look at who has been named, the charges they face, and which US district court is involved. Charged by information • William Rick Singer: Racketeering conspiracy; money laundering conspiracy; conspiracy to defraud US; obstruction of justice; District of Massachusetts Advertisement • Rudolph “Rudy” Meredith: Conspiracy to commit wire fraud and honest services wire fraud; honest services wire fraud; District of Connecticut Get Metro Headlines in your inbox: The 10 top local news stories from metro Boston and around New England delivered daily. Thank you for signing up! Sign up for more newsletters here • Mark … [Read more...] about College bribery plot: A list of names of those charged in the nationwide scheme