conspiracy (criminal offense)

After Jeffrey Epstein's death, prosecutors examine his inner circle

The jail cell death of accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein over the weekend positioned prosecutors to pursue his associates, some of whom allegedly assisted him in abusing underage girls. On Monday, his accusers and law enforcement officials indicated they had taken the first steps toward doing so.

Feds investigate ex-USC athletic director in admissions scandal

Federal authorities are investigating former University of Southern California athletic director Pat Haden in connection with the national college admission scandal -- specifically about whether he was connected to a man heading the scheme, a source with knowledge of the investigation said.

USC coach involved in Loughlin case pleads guilty

The University of Southern California coach who created fake athletic profiles for the children of wealthy parents, including Lori Loughlin's daughters, pleaded guilty in the college admissions scam on Tuesday.