Rich Kids, Ruthless Parents, and a Controversial “Honest Services Fraud” Charge

A massive fraud scheme has preliminarily taken down a score of rich parents across the U.S., who all allegedly gamed the college admission system for their kids. The most famous names in the mix of individuals indicted this week are Desperate Housewives and Full House actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, as well as the latter’s husband, designer Mossimo Giannulli. Lesser known but similarly wealthy figures include prominent tech venture capitalist Robert Zangrillo, New York-based Hercules Capital CEO Manuel Henriquez, Willkie Farr co-chairman Gordon Caplan, and former Warner Bros exec. Stephen Semprevivo, among others. 

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