Netflix Drops Teaser Trailer For College Admissions Scandal Documentary Operation Varsity Blues
You can watch it below:
The documentary film follows the story of the shocking scam which saw a number of wealthy families, including actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, found guilty of cheating the education system to secure their kids' place in top colleges.
The film focuses on the man at the centre of the scandal - Rick Singer - who allegedly set up fake charities and false donations.
In the new teaser, Singer can be heard speaking to a client who sounds concerned about the scam "blowing up in [their] face.
"Is there any risk that this thing blows up in my face, like some article comes out that the polo team is selling seats into the school for $250,000?" They ask.
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To which Singer replies: "Well no, because she's a water polo player."
"But she's not," the client responds.
The investigation went on for a year before a number of high profile names were arrested and accused of Photoshopping sports photos, cheating on tests and faking exam scores.
Netflix describe the doc as: "An examination that goes beyond the celebrity-driven headlines and dives into the methods used by Rick Singer, the man at the centre of the shocking 2019 college admissions scandal, to persuade his wealthy clients to cheat an educational system already designed to benefit the privileged.
"Using an innovative combination of interviews and narrative recreations of the FBI's wiretapped conversations between Singer and his clients, Operation Varsity Blues offers a rare glimpse into the enigmatic figure behind a scheme that exposed the lengths wealthy families would go to for admission into elite colleges, and angered a nation already grappling with the effects of widespread inequality."
Operation Varsity Blues airs on 17th March on Netflix.
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