Lori Loughlin

Two Parents Convicted in Boston of Bribing Kids’ Way Into USC

Two fathers were convicted today of paying bribes to get their kids into USC as athletic recruits in the first case to go to trial in the college admissions cheating scandal that ensnared elite universities across the country.

Former casino executive Gamal Aziz and former Staples Inc. executive John Wilson were found guilty in federal court in Boston after about 10 hours of jury deliberations, according to federal prosecutors.Aziz — a Las Vegas resident also known as Gamal Abdelaziz — was charged with paying $300,000 to get his daughter into USC as a basketball recruit even though she didn’t play on her high school’s varsity team.