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College Scandal Involved Shadowy Charity With `Yellow Flags'

  • Key Worldwide cited aim was to help underprivileged kids
  • Some grant recipients say they never got money from Singer
William Singer leaves Boston Federal Court on March 12, 2019.

William Singer leaves Boston Federal Court on March 12, 2019.

Photographer: Scott Eisen/Getty Images
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The California charity at the center of the college-admissions scandal listed no employees, had questionable documentation, and didn’t live up to its promises for years before it was exposed as a conduit for bribes to officials at elite universities.

And it apparently never attracted attention from the IRS.