Georgetown Student Sues School After Dad Admits to $400K Bribe in College-Admissions Scam

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A Georgetown University undergraduate whose father admitted to paying a $400,000 bribe to secure his son a spot at the elite college as part of the nationwide admissions scandal is now suing the school.

Adam Semprevivo, a 21-year-old rising senior, accused Georgetown of imposing an “arbitrary, capricious disciplinary process” that deprives him of his “due process” by refusing to let him transfer to another school with his academic credits intact. The lawsuit is also seeking an injunction to stop future academic discipline against him, including “threatened expulsion.”

The civil lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., is the first to arise from the bribery scheme authorities have called the “largest college admissions scam prosecuted by the Justice Department.”

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