College Admissions Scandal: Charges filed against Bay Area's Marjorie Klapper

MENLO PARK, Calif. (KGO) -- More than a dozen Bay Area residents have been charged in Operation Varsity Blues, the largest college admissions cheating scam ever prosecuted in the United States.

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Menlo Park resident Marjorie Klapper reportedly marveled her son, who "scored" a 30 on his ACT, won't be taking the test again. When she learned of the "audit," she said she would say her money went to a "foundation for underprivileged kids."

This undated image shows Marjorie Klapper.

This undated image shows Marjorie Klapper.



Klapper is co-owner of the M&M Bling jewelry business. According to local news blog InMenlo she launched the company in 2010 with a friend she met at a Stanford mother's group.

READ THE FULL CHARGING DOCUMENT HERE (PAGES 79-83)

She's been charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and Honest Services Mail fraud.



Klapper appeared Tuesday in San Francisco, has a $250,000 unsecured bond and will appear again March 29 in Boston.

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