A mother in Surrey just got charged with four counts of international money laundering and wire fraud. The BC UCLA scandal involves a Mom who paid $400,000 in bribes to get her son into the university on a sports scholarship and even created fake images of him playing soccer.\nXiaoning Sui, 48, was charged by the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts with one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and federal programs bribery, two counts of international money laundering and three counts of wire fraud.\nThe scandal was facilitated by William Rick Singer, who is currently also facing charges for being involved in a U.S.-wide college admissions scandal, which involved dozens of wealthy parents paying costly bribes to get their children into reputable colleges.\nSui was introduced to Rick Singer by an unidentified recruiter during a conference call that also had a Chinese translator present throughout.\nSinger and Sui are not the only ones facing these charges. UCLA's soccer head coach Jorge Salcedo, and UCLA women's soccer head coach Ali Khosroshahin and assistant soccer coach Lara Janke are being charged as co-conspirators in this scheme.\nAllegations against the Surrey-based mother claim that she sent photos of her son playing tennis, that were manipulated by Janke to create a fake soccer profile that was used by Salcedo to recommend Sui’s Son to UCLA as a potential candidate for the university’s sports scholarship program.\n"Operation Varsity Blues" update: Xiaoning Sui of British Columbia, Canada, was charged in a superseding indictment today with international money laundering and wire fraud for agreeing to pay $400,000 in bribes to facilitate her son's admission to UCLA.https://t.co/513dsLghLc— FBI Boston (@FBIBoston) September 24, 2019\nThe head coach even went so far as to personally claim that he witnessed Sui’s son playing soccer in China and that her son would make a great addition to the university’s sports team. After being arrested earlier this month in Spain, Sui is currently being detained in Boston.\nDays after a judge handed Felicity Huffman the first sentence in the college admissions scandal, another rich mom has been charged.Xiaoning Sui is accused of paying $400K to ensure her son would get into a prestigious school as a fake soccer recruit.https://t.co/wYcAhaBb5P— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) September 17, 2019\nWhile none of the allegations against Sui have been tested in court, Singer, Janke, and Khosroshahin have already pled guilty to charges of fraud. Salcedo has not pleaded guilty.\nAccording to The New York Daily News, Sui is the 52nd person busted in the college admission scandal called "Operation Varsity Blues."\nSui could be facing hefty charges if she is proven guilty in court.\nIn the U.S., charges of federal conspiracy and federal bribery involve a maximum prison sentence of five years. International money laundering and wire fraud each carry a sentence of up to 20 years in prison.\nCanada has some of the best universities in the world, some are even ranked as number one for reputation. UCLA was ranked 13th overall by the Time Higher Education World University Rankings, an opinion survey of top academics, for 2017.\nNarcity has reached out to UCLA for comments about the current admission status of Sui's son and we will update this story when we receive a response.\nThere are stories everywhere. If you spot a newsworthy event in your city, send us a message, photo, or video @NarcityCanada on Twitter and Instagram.