Felicity Huffman to Plead Guilty in Admissions Scam May 13 - NECN

Felicity Huffman to Plead Guilty in Admissions Scam May 13

Not guilty pleas were entered Monday for Lori Loughlin, her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, and more than a dozen other parents

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    Lawyers for Loughlin & Others Enter Not Guilty Pleas; Huffman's Hearing Moved Up

    Lawyers formally entered not guilty pleas Monday in Boston's federal court on behalf of "Full House" actress Lori Loughlin; her husband, Mossimo Giannulli; and more than a dozen other parents in the college admission scam dubbed "Operation Varsity Blues." On the same day, a judge moved actress Felicity Huffman's case to May 21 where she is expected to formally plead guilty.

    (Published Monday, April 29, 2019)

    "Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman is expected to plead guilty May 13 to charges that she took part in a sweeping college admissions cheating scam.

    Huffman had been scheduled to enter her plea in Boston federal court on May 21. But a judge agreed Monday to move up the hearing because the lead prosecutor will be out of town.

    Also Monday, lawyers formally entered not guilty pleas in court on behalf of "Full House" actress Lori Loughlin; her husband, Mossimo Giannulli; and more than a dozen other parents.

    They had previously pleaded not guilty in court documents. The judge allowed the parents to skip their arraignment.

    Felicity Huffman Arrives in Boston Federal Court

    [NECN] Felicity Huffman Arrives in Boston Federal Court

    Actress Felicity Huffman arrives in Boston Federal Court to face charges she that she allegedly participated in a nationwide scheme in which parents bribed their children's way into elite universities. 

    (Published Wednesday, April 3, 2019)

    Huffman agreed earlier this month to plead guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud. Authorities say she paid $15,000 to have someone correct the answers on her daughter's SAT.

    Loughlin and Giannulli are charged with paying $500,000 in bribes to get their daughters into the University of Southern California.

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