Lori Loughlin could spend 2 months in prison
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In May 2020, Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli pleaded guilty to fraud charges. Prosecutors alleged the two men paid $ 500,000 in bribes to ensure their two daughters were admitted to the University of Southern California as crew recruits.
Loughlin and Giannulli maintained their innocence for more than a year after their arrest in March 2019 until they finally reached a deal with prosecutors. Under the Full house star plea deal, she will spend 2 months in jail, pay a $ 150,000 find, complete 100 hours of community service and receive two years of supervised release. Giannulli will spend 5 months in prison, pay a fine of $ 250,000, perform 250 hours of community service and receive 2 years of supervised release.
Prosecutors say Loughlin’s crime was ‘serious’
Government lawyers are urging the judge handling the case to follow the plea deal and sentence Loughlin and Giannulli to 2 and 5 months, respectively.
“The crime committed by Giannulli and Loughlin was serious,” they wrote in a sentencing memo, CNN reported. “In two years, they have twice engaged in [scam creator Rick] Singers fraudulent scheme. ”
According to prosecutors, Giannulli took a more active role in the college admissions program. However, Loughlin was an accomplice in the crime.
Loughlin trained his daughter on how to talk to her high school counselor
The sentencing note also contains new details about what Loughlin and Giannulli’s daughters, Olivia Jade and Isabella Rose Giannulli, knew about the scheme.
“They implicated their two daughters in the fraud, asking them to pose in staged photographs for use in fake sports profiles and telling a girl how to cover up the scheme from her high school counselor,” the note said. .
When her youngest daughter, Olivia Jade, asked her parents if she should tell her USC high school counselor that she was no. 1 choice for university, her parents advised her to be careful.
“Yes… But it could be a flag for the weasel to mingle,” Loughlin reportedly said. Giannulli called the adviser a “curious bastard”. Loughlin then said to his daughter, “Don’t tell this man too much.”
None of the girls have been charged in connection with the case
Felicity Huffman has already served her prison sentence
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In addition to Loughlin and Giannulli, prosecutors indicted dozens of other parents in the college admission scam. Among them was actress Felicity Huffman, who paid $ 15,000 to have someone correct her daughter’s SAT answers. In September 2019, a judge convicted him Desperate housewives star to two weeks in prison. She served her sentence in October 2019.
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