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Dentistry associate professor to plead guilty in U.S. college admissions scandal

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By Nate Raymond BOSTON (Reuters) – An associate professor of dentistry at the University of Southern California has agreed to plead guilty to a tax offense stemming from his role in a U.S. college admissions scandal, prosecutors said on Thursday. Federal prosecutors in Boston had previously accused Homayoun Zadeh, 59, of agreeing to pay $100,000 to secure his daughter’s admission to the university through bribery as a fake lacrosse recruit. He agreed to plead guilty to filing a false tax return after he deducted on his tax return payments he made in 2017 toward the $100,000 to a foundation cen…

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