College Admissions Scandal: Charges filed against Bay Area's Peter Sartorio

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 Peter Jan "P.J." Sartorio reportedly paid cash for William Singer's services, so there was no tax write off.

This undated image shows Peter Jan "P.J." Sartorio.

This undated image shows Peter Jan "P.J." Sartorio.



He's the founder and president of Nate's and PJ's Foods, a South San Francisco company that produces and sells natural and organic frozen foods. He grew up in Northern California.

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

READ THE FULL CHARGING DOCUMENT HERE (PAGES 177-180)

Sartorio appeared in court Tuesday in San Francisco, has a $100,000 unsecured bond and will appear again March 29 in Boston.

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