Felicity Huffman & Lori Laughlin Charged In Alleged College Admissions Scam

March 12, 2019

How rude!!!

According to WCVB, "dozens of people have been charged in a nationwide college admissions cheating and recruitment scheme, federal officials announced." The story states this list of people includes prominent business owners and actresses, which sepcifically names Felicity Huffman and Lori Laughlin.

Today, court documents were unsealed in Boston and The United States Attorney’s Office will hold a press conference as well. "Prominent entertainers and business owners are implicated in the alleged scandal that involves boosting SAT scores and bribing college administrators, according to the criminal complaint."

The A-List actresses "face charges of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud" and allegedly Huffman "made a purported charitable contribution of $15,000 to KWF to participate in the college entrance exam cheating scheme on behalf of her oldest daughter."

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According to ABC News, "those indicted allegedly paid bribes of up to $6 million to get their children into elite colleges, including Yale, Stanford, Georgetown and the University of Southern California, federal prosecutors said. In most cases the students did not know their admission was contingent on a bribe, officials said."

ABC News also states, "the documents say actress Lori Loughlin and her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, 'agreed to pay bribes totaling $500,000 in exchange for having their two daughters designated as recruits to the USC crew team -- despite the fact that they did not participate in crew -- thereby facilitating their admission to USC.'"

This is a developing story and we will update any new information.