Former exec pleads guilty to bribing son’s way into college

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BOSTON — A former technology executive pleaded guilty Tuesday to paying $300,000 to bribe his son’s way into Georgetown University as a tennis recruit — even though the son didn’t play tennis.

The U.S. Attorney’s office in Boston said Peter Dameris, 60, of Pacific Palisades, California, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud.

Under the terms of Dameris’ plea agreement, federal prosecutors will recommend a sentence of time served plus 21 months of home confinement, a fine of $95,000 and restitution, U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling said in a statement.

U.S. District Court Judge Richard Stearns set sentencing for Oct. 5.

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