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Why Cheating Your Kid’s Way into College is a Federal Offense

By Peter Kratsa, Esquire- As you may have heard, “Operation Varsity Blues” snared upwards of 33 affluent parents as alleged participants in a massive (as in $25 million) cheating enterprise designed to “guarantee” their children’s entrance into their college of choice. The feds even snared Aunt Becky from Full House… The mastermind of this endeavor, Rick Singer, who has already plead guilty and has obviously been cooperating with law enforcement, marketed two schemes to wealthy families in order to guarantee their children’s entrance into multiple highly selective universities, according to the Indictment.[1] He called these schemes “side doors” as opposed to the front...

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Peter Kratsa President-Elect of the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

April 30, 2018– MacElree Harvey, Ltd. is pleased to announce that Peter E. Kratsa, Esq. was recently appointed President-Elect of the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (PACDL).  PACDL is the premier network of leading defense attorneys in the region with a mission to educate, advocate and inspire by providing support for criminal defense lawyers, promoting effective competence, leveling the playing field, and protecting freedoms. Mr. Kratsa is a criminal defense attorney with over 20 years of experience defending individuals and entities accused of criminal activity. His practice includes representation of clients in state and federal criminal trials, grand jury investigations,...

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