The director of college admissions at IMG Academy in Braedenton ,Mark Riddell, has been indefinitely suspended by the school in response to the scandal’s investigation, according to the Bradenton Herald on Wednesday.
“Today we were made aware of the charges against Mark Riddell. Riddell has been suspended indefinitely as we investigate this matter,” said a statement from IMG Academy communications department.
Riddell has been charged with accepting payments to take SAT and ACT tests for as many as 14 students. Among the students, Riddell is accused of taking tests for is the daughter of actress Felicity Huffman. It has been suggested through multiple reports that Riddell has been working with investigators and will plead guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud and money laundering.