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Robert Flaxman Found dead at 66.
Three years after the infamous 2019 college admissions scandal where the real estate developer (not pictured) was convicted along with the actors Lori Loughlin, Felicity HuffmanAnd dozens of others, he has tragically taken his own life.
In a post published on Thursday, law enforcement disclosed tmz That Flaxman’s friends requested a welfare check for him at his Malibu home last week — and when officers entered the compound, they found he had been hanged. Sources said the coroners have officially closed the case with the date of October 20 marking the manner of his death as a suicide. Officials told the outlet that there were no notes left behind, but the entrepreneur had a history of depression.
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Flaxman previously served a month in prison, followed by a year of supervised release, 250 compulsory hours of community service, and a $50,000 fine after pleading guilty to the college scandal where 50 individuals were charged with fraud and various forms of bribery. was caught for receiving. their children in reputed schools. Sadly, this scandal will forever be a black mark on Flaxman’s reputation.
He confesses to the mastermind of the payment scheme William “Rick” Singer $75,000 for rigging his daughter’s ACT exam. The millionaire’s lawyer argued that he was trying to get his daughter’s life back on track despite her “disciplinary record and modest grades”.
Flaxman began selling several of his real estate properties in 2020, listing them all for a total of $34 million. It is not clear why.
Our condolences are with his family during this troubled time. rest in peace.
If you or someone you know is considering suicide, please contact the National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline at 988, text “Shakti” on the Crisis Text Line at 741-741, or visit Suicide Prevention Lifeline.org.
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