SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – The Latest on a college admissions of corruption scandals that led to accusations against coaches and celebrities (all local times):
The cosmetics company Sephora he says he is dropping his social-media relationship with the daughter of actress Lori Loughlin after his parents were accused of corruption to get her to go to the university.
Sephora, based in Paris, says in a statement that after reviewing the developments, the company concluded its partnership with 19- Olivia Jade Giannulli "effective immediately."
Giannulli is a social media star with millions of followers and often pushes products online.
His father is the designer Mossimo Giannulli and his parents are among the 50 people arrested in a national college admits the corruption scandal
Prosecutors say the couple paid $ 500,000 to have their two daughters labeled crew recruits at the University of Southern California, although neither is a rower.
A lawyer representing his parents did not immediately respond to a request for comment
Golfer Phil Mickelson says he is among "thousands" who used a consulting company University accused of orchestrating a massive corruption plan.
Mickelson said on Twitter on Thursday that his family was "shocked" by the recent revelations about William "Rick" Singer. Mickelson pointed out that his family was not involved in any fraud.
The golfer was not accused of a crime or implicated in the corruption scandal.
Federal prosecutors claim that Singer led a scheme in which wealthy parents bribed sports coaches and other officials to take their children to the elite university. More than 50 people have been charged.
Mickelson's daughter attends Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.
The university did not respond to a request for comment.
The lawyers who sued the universities in an admissions scandal at the university revised their cause to include plaintiffs from less prestigious schools.
The lawyers filed an amended case in the federal court of San Francisco.
The original lawsuit was filed on behalf of two Students at Stanford University claimed to have been harmed because they were denied a fair opportunity to be admitted to the schools they applied to.
Legal experts have stated that it has been a tough discussion since the two students, Erica Olsen and Kalea Woods, have the elite college.
The revisited cause falls Olsen and includes students from Tulane University, an anonymous community college and Rutgers University.
More than 50 people were charged this week in the scandal.
Prosecutors said that wealthy parents paid for standardized scores and corrupt sports coaches to bring their children to the elite university.
Hallmark says it's cutting ties with actress Lori Loughlin after her arrest in a case of admissions fraud at the university.
In a statement on Thursday, the parent company of the Hallmark Channel claims to be "saddened" by the recent allegations.
Hallmark Cards Inc. says it will no longer work with Loughlin and has interrupted the development of all the productions that involve it.
Loughlin is an important presence for Hallmark and its Crown Media Family Network channels which include the flagship Hallmark Channel.
She has been a longtime star on the channel's Christmas movies and is also featured in her films "Garage Sale Mysteries" and the series "When Calls the Heart."
Loughlin's lawyer, Perry Visconti , did not immediately respond to an email request message.
Legal experts say that a lawsuit against universities in a college admission scandal is unlikely to succeed in part because the plaintiffs who have been named are currently students of the Stanford University.
The lawsuit filed on Wednesday in the federal court in San Francisco says that the two students were injured because they were denied a fair opportunity for admission to the schools to which they applied.
But legal experts say it's a tough discussion since the two students, Erica Olsen and Kalea Woods, entered the Stanford University elite. Experts say they expect more lawsuits
More than 50 people were indicted earlier this week in the scandal.
Prosecutors said wealthy parents paid to align standardized scores and corrupt sports coaches elite university
The Hallmark Channel is known for vacations and shows with a happy ending.
But the arrest of actress Lori Loughlin in a bribery scheme at the university created a challenge for the family-friendly cable channel. Loughlin's career and the channel are deeply intertwined.
It is among the so-called "Christmas queens" that form the backdrop for a series of popular holiday films. Loughlin is also the star of Hallmark's "Garage Sale Mysteries" and "When Calls the Heart" series.
The marketing strategy Laura Ries says is an open question if the public can separate Loughlin from the characters he plays.
says that they are "monitoring developments".
Loughlin and her husband, the designer Mossimo Giannulli, are among dozens of parents accused of securing the admission to college of their children with bribes and forged exams. Their lawyer refused to comment.
The University of Texas at Austin is defending itself against a lawsuit claiming that it played a role in an extensive university corruption program.
Officials released a statement Wednesday saying they were "outraged" by the regime and that any alleged wrongdoing in the school was carried out by "an UT employee".
The school was one of many nominated in a federal lawsuit filed in San Francisco that said students were denied a decent admission opportunity. Other people involved in the cause include the University of Southern California and Yale University.
Federal prosecutors accused more than 50 people at the start of this week in a scheme in which wealthy parents would corrupt sports coaches and other officials to take their children to elite colleges.
University of Texas officials say the allegations "do not reflect our admissions process."
Two university students have filed a lawsuit against the University of Southern California, Yale University and other colleges where prosecutors say parents have paid bribes to guarantee admission of their children.
The lawsuit was filed Wednesday at the federal court in San Francisco and claims that students were denied a good opportunity for admission.
Erica Olsen and Kalea Woods were denied a good opportunity to apply to Yale and USC.
They say the alleged regime has given the admission of "unqualified students" to highly selected "universities".
The cause also called the University of California, Los Angeles, Wake Forest , Georgetown University and others
More than 50 people have been charged at the beginning of this week.
Prosecutors said that wealthy parents paid standardized rigs and correct sports coaches to bring their children into élite university.