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Ex-Canadian football player admits to college scam

Ex-Canadian football player admits to college scam

Created: March 13, 2020 03:07 PM

BOSTON (AP) - A former Canadian Football League player has pleaded guilty to participating in a college admissions cheating scheme by hiring someone take the SATs in place of his two sons.

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David Sidoo pleaded guilty to a mail fraud conspiracy charge in Boston federal court. The plea deal calls for Sidooo to serve 90 days in prison and pay a $250,000 fine.

Sidoo is a businessman from Vancouver, British Columbia, who was scheduled to go to trial in January alongside other prominent parents charged in the case.

Sidoo played professional football for six years for the Saskatchewan Roughriders and BC Lions. 

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