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ChinesePod Today: Celebrities, Executives Charged in College Admissions Scandal (simp. characters)

ChinesePod Today - simp.
ChinesePod Today - simp.
ChinesePod News (March 13, 2019)

US federal prosecutors have charged 50 individuals involved in a college admission scandal. The accused include Hollywood celebrities and CEOs who paid bribes to guarantee admission for their children at elite universities such as Yale and Stanford. Neither the universities nor the admitted students have been charged.

NOTE: This video features SIMPLIFIED characters, which are used in Mainland China. For viewers studying the form of written Chinese used in Hong Kong and Taiwan (traditional), the traditional-character version of this story (alongside all others of ChinesePod Today) is available at https://youtu.be/wyzNzDqSnrA

This ChinesePod Today news broadcast includes the following vocabulary:

涉嫌: to be suspected of involvement
收贿: to accept bribes
洗钱: money laundering
妨碍司法: to obstruct justice
诈欺舞弊: deception and fraud
敲诈勒索: to extort and racketeer

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