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A $100,000 bribe got teen a UCLA soccer scholarship without even playing

LOS ANGELES - On paper, the high school senior from British Columbia was a promising soccer player. So much so that UCLA admitted the teen last fall as an athletic recruit and even awarded him a scholarship.

The teen, however, didn't play soccer - and his admission to UCLA was bought with a $100,000 bribe William "Rick" Singer paid to Jorge Salcedo, then the head coach of the UCLA men's soccer program, according to court documents and sources with knowledge of the case.

The transaction is outlined in an indictment charging Salcedo with racketeering conspiracy. The indictment doesn't name the applicant or his family, but people familiar with

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