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Phil Mickelson reveals he used college counselor tied to bribe scandal

Phil Mickelson reveals he used college counselor tied to bribe scandal – but says he’s SHOCKED by revelations and wasn’t involved in fraud

  • Golfer said on Twitter his family was ‘shocked’ by revelations about Rick Singer 
  • Wrote, ‘Obviously, we were not part of this fraud’ 
  • His daughter goes to Brown 

 Golfer Phil Mickelson says he is among ‘thousands’ who used a college consulting company accused of orchestrating a massive bribery scheme.

Mickelson said on Twitter Thursday that his family was ‘shocked’ by the recent revelations about William ‘Rick’ Singer. 

Mickelson emphasized that his family was not involved in any fraud.

He posted on Twitter, ‘Our family, along with thousands of others, used Rick Singer’s company to guide us through the college admission process. We are shocked by the revelations of these events. Obviously, we were not part of this fraud, our kids would disown us if we ever tried to interfere.’ 

He posted on Twitter, 'Our family, along with thousands of others, used Rick Singer.

Phil Mickelson says he is among ‘thousands’ who used a college consulting company accused of orchestrating a massive bribery scheme. He posted on Twitter, ‘Our family, along with thousands of others, used Rick Singer.

The golf star tweeted out his shock Thursday afternoon

The golf star tweeted out his shock Thursday afternoon

The golfer has not been charged with a crime or implicated in the bribery scandal.

Federal prosecutors say Singer led a scheme in which wealthy parents bribed sports coaches and other officials to get their children into elite universities. 

More than 50 people have been charged.

Mickelson’s older daughter Amanda attends Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.

The university did not respond to a request for comment.

 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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