Adam Wheeler Pleads Guilty To Faking His Way Into Harvard

12/16/2010 05:13 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Posted by Metro Desk boston.com

Adam Wheeler, the former Harvard student accused of conning his way into one of the nation's most prestigious universities by fabricating a stellar academic record, pleaded guilty this afternoon in Middlesex Superior Court to larceny, identity fraud, and other charges.

Wheeler, 24, was sentenced to 10 years of probation, ordered to pay restitution of more than $45,800, ordered to continue attending counseling, and forbidden to make a profit from his story.

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