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Ex-USC dentistry professor gets six weeks prison in U.S. college admissions scandal

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By Nate Raymond BOSTON (Reuters) – A former University of Southern California associate professor of dentistry was sentenced on Wednesday to six weeks in prison for filing a false tax return related to the sprawling U.S. college admissions fraud scheme. Homayoun Zadeh, 60, had been charged by federal prosecutors in Boston with agreeing to pay $100,000 to help his daughter get into USC and falsely representing on a 2017 tax return that some of that money legitimately went to a charity. Prosecutors said that charity was actually run by the scheme’s mastermind, California college admissions consu…

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