Obama family’s tennis coach among dozens charged in college admissions scheme


The Obama family’s personal tennis coach was among the dozens of people charged Tuesday in a sweeping college admissions bribery scheme.

Gordon Ernst — who once taught former first lady Michelle Obama and her daughters, Malia and Sasha — was accused of conspiracy to commit racketeering when he was the tennis coach at Georgetown University.

Between 2012 and 2018, Ernst, 52, allegedly pocketed more that $2.7 million in bribes in exchange for putting at least 12 students on the Georgetown tennis teams, including some kids who did not play the sport competitively.

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