BOSTON (AP) — Actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, are pleading not guilty to charges they took part in the sweeping college admissions bribery scam, according to court documents filed Monday. The couple is accused of paying $500,000 in bribes to get their daughters admitted to the University of Southern California […]
Full House star Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, and 14 other parents were hit Tuesday with a new money laundering charge in the sweeping college admissions bribery scheme.
Loughlin’s career and the Hallmark Channel were deeply intertwined. She’s been among its so-called “Christmas queens” who topline a slate of popular holiday movies, and also starred in the ongoing Garage Sale Mysteries movies and the series When Calls the Heart. The move came after a federal investigation of a college admissions scam involving more than 30 parents, many of them prominent, was revealed Tuesday
One actress is accused of paying to facilitate cheating on a daughter’s SAT, while the other is accused of bribing a university official twice, once for each daughter.
The NCAA says it will look into claims made against college coaches and administrators in a college admissions bribery scandal. Actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin were among more than 50 people charged Tuesday in a scheme in which wealthy parents bribed college coaches and other insiders to get their children into some of the most elite schools in the country, federal prosecutors said.