Bay Area resident Elizabeth Henriquez agrees to plead guilty in college admissions scandal, US attorney says

BOSTON (KGO) -- Elizabeth Henriquez, the wife of Bay Area financier Manuel Henriquez, has agreed to plead guilty in the college admissions scandal, according to federal authorities.

Manuel agreed to plead guilty on Friday. According to the complaint, a test proctor sat side by side with their daughter during her college entrance exam and provided answers to the questions.

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The complaint states that, after the exam, Henriquez, his wife and their daughter gloated about the fact that they had cheated and gotten away with it.

A plea hearing is set for today at 1 p.m.

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