October 25, 2021

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Actress Lori Laughlin has reported to jail over a college admissions scandal

Actress Lori Laughlin has reported to jail over a college admissions scandal

Full house Actress Lori Laughlin has reportedly begun serving a two-month sentence in a federal jail in California for her role in the college admissions bribery scandal.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Boston, Mass., Said Friday that Laughlin was being processed into the federal lockup in Dublin, California.

“The parties have recently agreed that the defendant may report to jail on October 30, 2020, rather than on November 19, 2020. During the defendant’s two – month sentence, she agreed not to seek early release. Jail on COVID-related grounds,” the prosecutor said in a statement.

In August, Laughlin was sentenced to two months in prison and her fashion designer husband Mosimo Gianulli was given five months to pay a 000 500,000 (all figures US) bribe to bring their two daughters to the University of Southern California as rowing recruits.

Under the Bureau of Prison Coronavirus Protocols, Lauglin is tested and tested for COVID-19 and is detained for 14 days.

Giannulli did not report to jail with Loughlin on Friday, prosecutors said.

Leading couple Louglin was fined 000 150,000 and called for 100 hours of community service, and Giannoulli was fined $ 250,000 and owed 250 hours of community service.

The famous couple sentenced three months after the sentence they dropped out and agreed to take part in a college entrance cheating scheme, which shows how long it takes some wealthy parents to bring their children into top universities.

Olivia Jade Gianulli on the left enrolled at the University of Southern California on false athletic grounds. She dropped out of university after the scandal. (Chris Pizello / Invision / The Associated Press)

They were among nearly 30 prominent parents to plead guilty to the case, which federal prosecutors call Operation Varsity Blues. It took huge bribes to enroll unqualified children in college with tough test scores or fake athletic credentials.

Laughlin and Giannulli have insisted for more than a year that they believe their payments are “legitimate donations” and that prosecutors have hidden key evidence that could prove the couple’s innocence because it undermines their case.

The case shattered the case of Loughlin, who is best known for her role as a healthy aunt Becky on Sitcom. Full house It ran from the late 1980s to the mid-1990s, after which she became the queen of the Hallmark Channel with holiday movies and series. When calls the heart.

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