Felicity Huffman Released from Custody on $250K Bond Amid College Admissions Scam

Felicity Huffman Released from Custody on $250K Bond Amid College Admissions Scam

The former "Full House" star was in Vancouver Tuesday filming a TV movie for the network when Federal Bureau of Investigation agents showed up at the L.A. home she owns with her husband, Mossimo clothing founder Mossimo Giannulli, to arrest the couple for their role in a sweeping college bribery scam. The consultant also hired ringers to take college entrance exams for students and paid off insiders at testing centers to correct students' answers.

"For every student admitted through fraud, an honest, genuinely talented student was rejected".

William "Rick" Singer, 58, has been charged with operating a racketeering scheme through his business Edge College & Career Network, which serviced an array of rich people like Hollywood celebrities and CEOs.

Ms Loughlin, best known for her role in the ABC sitcom Full House and the recent Netflix sequel Fuller House, is married to clothing company founder Mossimo Giannulli, who was also charged in the scheme. In an open letter, Mamet said: "That a parent's zeal for her children's future may have overcome her better judgment for a moment is not only unfortunate, it is, I know we parents would agree, a universal phenomenon".

Huffman is reportedly set to appear in a Boston court later this month for a preliminary hearing. Dozens, including Huffman, the Emmy-winning star, were reportedly arrested by midday.

Several defendants, including Huffman, were charged with conspiracy to commit fraud, punishable by up to 20 years in prison. Macy was not charged, but authorities did not say why.

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The Fuller House actress and her husband allegedly paid $500,000 to have both of their daughters, Bella and Olivia, recruited for the crew team, a sport which they apparently don't play, at USC.

The colleges themselves are not targets, the prosecutor said.

In particular, the coaches worked at such schools as Yale, Stanford, Georgetown, Wake Forest, the University of Texas, the University of Southern California and the University of California at Los Angeles, faking profiles of the applicants, regardless of their actual abilities in sports.

Stanford's sailing coach John Vandemoer pleaded guilty Tuesday in Boston.

In many cases, the students were not aware that their parents had arranged for the cheating, prosecutors said, although in other cases they knowingly took part. Several of the coaches accused of accepting bribes have been fired, placed on leave or have resigned. A former Yale soccer coach had pleaded guilty before the documents went public and helped build the case against others.

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