Local real estate developer faces new charges in college admissions scandal – WCVB Boston

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Local real estate developer faces new charges in college admissions scandal

A real estate developer accused of paying more than $200,000 to get his son into USC is facing more charges. A grand jury indicted John Wilson, of Lynnfield, on tax fraud charges.Prosecutors claim Wilson paid $220,000 to get his son into the university as a water polo player and then deducted that amount from his 2014 taxes.Wilson allegedly said it was used for charitable donations and business expenses. Wilson is already facing charges that include money laundering and wire fraud.

A real estate developer accused of paying more than $200,000 to get his son into USC is facing more charges.

A grand jury indicted John Wilson, of Lynnfield, on tax fraud charges.

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Prosecutors claim Wilson paid $220,000 to get his son into the university as a water polo player and then deducted that amount from his 2014 taxes.

Wilson allegedly said it was used for charitable donations and business expenses.

Wilson is already facing charges that include money laundering and wire fraud.

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