5 Things to Know: September 26th

Third Parent Sentenced in College Admissions Scandal
A third parent will be sentenced in the college admissions scandal.  Stephen Semprevivo, a former executive at sales services provider, Cydcor, admitted paying 400 thousand dollars to get his son into Georgetown as a fake tennis recruit.  Two other parents have been sentenced this month for their role in the scandal including actress Felicity Huffman.
E-Cigarette Maker Juul Stops All Advertising Amidst Scrutiny of Company
The CEO of e-cigarette maker Juul is out and the company has stopped all advertising.  Eleven people have died nationwide from vaping-related illnesses.  As of last week, at least 530 cases of lung injury associated with the use of e-cigarettes or vaping products have been reported to the CDC.  Growing concern about the risks of vaping is forcing the federal government to take action, with the acting FDA chief saying that a new policy on e-cigarettes is coming out soon.
Judge Won’t Let Texas Ranger Speak in Trial of Officer Who Shot Neighbor in His Apartment
A Texas Ranger says the ex-Dallas cop who killed a man in his own apartment was reasonable to think he was burglar. But, the judge in the trial will not let the Texas Ranger deliver that testimony to the jury.  Amber Guyger is accused of shooting and killing Botham Jean last year, when she walked into the wrong apartment.
FTC Suing Match.Com for Defrauding Users
The FTC is suing the online dating company match for defrauding match dot com users.
The lawsuit says from 2016 to 2018 non-paying users would get an email claiming someone sent them a message, but to read it, they’d have to subscribe to the service.
Once people paid up, the message would disappear, because the “admirer” was actually a scammer.  If users tried to get their money back, Match would deny wrongdoing.  Match denies the allegations and plans to challenge the FTC in court.
General Motors Getting Closer to Deal with Union
General Motors and the United Auto Workers Union may be closer to a tentative deal.
Negotiations have reached the main bargaining table with lead negotiators from both sides.
Analysts say the company is losing two-million dollars a day because of the strike which is now in its second week.