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Son of Vancouver businessman charged in college admissions bribery scandal steps down

Last Updated Apr 5, 2019 at 6:33 am PDT

Dylan Sidoo. (Source: Meridius Resources Ltd.)

Dylan Sidoo has resigned as a director of East West Petroleum

His father, David Sidoo, has been charged in a U.S. college admissions bribery scandal

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — The son of a Vancouver businessman charged with paying someone to take SAT tests for his sons has resigned from a Vancouver-based company.

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East West Petroleum has announced Dylan Sidoo has stepped down as a director.

“The Company further announces the resignation of Mr. Dylan Sidoo as a director effective immediately. The Board thanks Dylan for his contributions during his tenure with the Company and we wish him the best in his future endeavours,” reads a statement from the board of directors.

His father, David Sidoo, held the position of CEO in the same company until he stepped down when the charges came to light last month.

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The elder Sidoo, a former CFL player and UBC alumnus, is one of dozens of people indicted in the U.S. college admissions bribery scandal. He is accused of paying someone $200,000 to write his sons’ SATs. He has pleaded not guilty.