FBI Arrest Felicity Huffman, Warrant Issued For Lori Loughlin In Massive College Admission Scheme

Felicity Huffman was arrested this morning by law enforcement for her involvement in a bribery scheme to get her and William H. Macy’s daughter into elite colleges.” data-reactid=”18″ type=”text”>Actress Felicity Huffman was arrested Tuesday morning by law enforcement for her involvement in a bribery scheme to get her daughter into elite colleges. Fuller House star Lori Loughlin and her spouse Mossimo Gianulli are also charged in the nationwide indictment. Huffman and Loughlin are being charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services fraud. Loughlin’s husband, Mr. Gianulli, has also been arrested. Loughlin was out of the country due to work, and not arrested as of press time.

PREVIOUSLY, 8:37 AM: (UPDATED with information from law enforcement press conference): Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin knowingly broke the law trying to get their kids into top-tier colleges, according to the FBI and the U.S Attorney’s office for the district of Massachusetts.” data-reactid=”27″ type=”text”>Huffman and Gianulli were taken into custody with 11 other Los Angeles locals on Tuesday as an indictment was unsealed in federal court in Boston. They appeared in downtown L.A. court on Tuesday on charges of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services fraud. Among 33 parents and 17 others under indictment, the charges could see the actors behind bars for up to five years.

read it here) notes that with the exception of a single USC administrator, the schools themselves were not part of the $25 million scam run by the William Singer-topped Key Worldwide Foundation. Posing as “donations” from the parents, the money  allegedly funded illegal activity at the nonprofit included hiring other individuals to write admission exams for the potential students and bribing officials to alter SAT and ACT test scores.” data-reactid=”29″ type=”text”>As of press time, Huffman was released on $250,000 bond. The judge set a $1 million bond for fashion designer Giannulli, who put up his house as collateral.  Both had to surrender their passports and travel was restricted to the continental U.S.

read it here) notes that with the exception of a single USC administrator, the schools themselves were not part of the $25 million scam run by the William Singer-topped Key Worldwide Foundation. Posing as “donations” from the parents, the money  allegedly funded illegal activity at the nonprofit included hiring other individuals to write admission exams for the potential students and bribing officials to alter SAT and ACT test scores.” data-reactid=”29″ type=”text”>The unsealed March 6 indictment can be read in it’s entirety at the link here: read it here

FBI arrests Felicity Huffman, issues arrest warrant for Lori Loughlin

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