Despite the strict control of the American administration in the United States, including wiretaps of private phone calls of citizens, the wealthy, some adventurers and fraudsters who fish in troubled waters continue to break the law, commit crimes of financial and administrative corruption, and distort the moral values established by the multi-ethnic American society and religions and sects, and ultimately corrupt the concept of equal opportunities and social justice that the majority of the American people aspire to.
The United States of America is the country most exposed to scandals. As soon as a political, moral or racist scandal erupts, another kind of scandal erupts that angers the American people and causes pain in their chest. Education, sports, and so on, go to the benefit of the powerful, the rich, and the affluent, while he is a spectator on the television screens showing these scandals in succession, and he cannot move a finger, or do anything more than curse those rich people who masterfully steal people’s dreams and university opportunities, Although there are three thousand universities spread across the country and its breadth. https://www.youtube.com/embed/LFHj8e7mU_I?version=3&rel=1&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&fs=1&hl=en-US&autohide=2&wmode=transparent
The American director “Chris Smith”, who we knew in the movie “American Job”, did not want to invent a new title for his movie, but kept it on the code promoted by the American media, which is “Operation Varsity Blues” that centers on the “University Admissions Scandal”. That erupted in 2019, in which the Federal Court indicted 53 people, a number of whom pleaded guilty, while others did not confess to the crime they had committed.
Between 2011 and 2018, 33 parents of college applicants paid bribes amounting to more than $25 million to crime mastermind Rick Singer, who falsified entrance exam scores in exchange for bribery to officials at a number of prominent American universities, such as Harvard, Georgetown, Berkeley, Stanford, and South Carolina.
Surprisingly, the defendants included the movie star Felicity Hoffman we knew in “Transamerica” and “The Spanish Prisoner” and the artist “Laurie Laughlin” whom we saw in “Back to the Beach.” and a “Secret Admirer”. She is the wife of the famous fashion designer “Mossimo Giannulli”, and his daughter “Olivia Guade” who is very well known on social media, as well as the “consultant” “Jared Kushner”, whose father, it was found that his father had donated $ 2.5 million to Harvard University, and his son was accepted into it even though he was a student average, and did not study difficult courses at the secondary level.
The charges also included executives and employees of university admission departments, and trainers for prestigious sports that elite universities require applicants to know and have good experience in practicing, such as rowing, fencing, horse riding, swimming, etc.
Rick Singer contacts his American and foreign clients to advise them to accept their wealthy children in American universities in exchange for bribes he receives
Rick Singer.. FBI Games
Director “Chris Smith” re-imagines the facts and events of this documentary film through the representation by well-known stars, such as “Matthew Modin”, “Josh Stamberg”, “Colin Arbo” and others, and the director relied on the technique of “talking heads” at times, or scenes Filmed by a drone, or footage from the archives.
The film also includes a narrative touch in which the director used the policy of implication and trick and entrap the defendants by recording their calls again, on the pretext that the IRS is chasing Rick Singer, and it wants to know the sources of this money that accumulated in his bank account. Whoever cooperates with the federal police may escape punishment, or have his sentence reduced to the maximum extent possible.
The film sheds light on the character of “Rick Singer”, his family’s past and his social relationships with the velvet society, without forgetting the emotional aspect of his romantic relationship with “Patricia Logan”, which broke the rhythm of crime and fraud a little, and gave the recipient the opportunity to catch his breath. Will Rick Singer be imprisoned for the “crimes” he committed, or will he remain at liberty for collaborating with the federal authorities?
Rick Singer takes bribe checks from wealthy American parents to falsify their children’s entrance examامتحان
From a basketball coach to a consultant… the career of a rich, corrupt person
This film reveals with the same investigation the character of “Rick Singer”, who did not have a happy childhood, his parents separated when he was young, which left a clear impact on his personality and way of thinking, but on the other hand, he was smart and has a clear fluency in the tongue that gives him the ability to persuade.
“Singer” finished his university studies and chose the coaching profession, but he was irritable, and scolded the players a lot, and when the University of Sacramento went through a disastrous year in which it achieved four victories and suffered 24 defeats; The entire coaching staff was fired, so Singer decided to give up his career as a basketball coach, took notice of the then-new independent college advisor job, and became the first person in Sacramento to have the career that set him up for the scandal.
Singer’s previous training experience was not in vain, because it informed him about the method of accepting athletes in the teams of universities and major clubs, and he will use this gained experience to bribe coaches who seek to falsely show students as promising athletes, and he knew very well the minute details of the process of accepting athletes in important universities in All over the United States of America.
Singer did not seem elegant and attractive, as he was wearing a shirt and shorts, and he wore slippers, somewhat reminiscent of California loafers, and he was obsessed with practicing several types of sports, such as swimming and running in early times before sunrise, which made him keep On his physical fitness, he maintains a youthful spirit and vigor.