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  • California Oct 25, 2019

    Felicity Huffman Released Early From Prison

    Actress Felicity Huffman has been released from prison, according to a prison official. She had reported to the Federal Correctional Institution in Dublin, California, on Oct.15 to serve a 14-day sentence for her part in the nationwide college admissions cheating scheme.

  • California Oct 15, 2019

    Felicity Huffman Reports to Prison to Serve Sentence in College Cheating Scandal

    Actress Felicity Huffman reported to prison in California on Tuesday to serve her 14-day sentence for her part in the nationwide college admissions cheating scheme, according to a representative for the “Desperate Housewives” star. Huffman was sentenced last month to 14 days in prison, a $30,000 fine, 250 hours of community service and a supervised year of release.

  • BOSTON Oct 1, 2019

    Test Proctor Agrees to Plead Guilty in College Admissions Scheme

    A former college exam proctor has agreed to plead guilty and cooperate with investigators in the sweeping college admissions scheme. Court documents filed Tuesday say Igor Dvorskiy agreed to plead guilty to a single charge of conspiracy to commit racketeering. He previously pleaded not guilty in March.

  • actress Sep 24, 2019

    Executive Gets 4 Months for Bribing Son’s Way Into USC

    A Los Angeles business executive was sentenced Tuesday to four months imprisonment for paying $250,000 to get his son admitted to the University of Southern California as a fake water polo recruit. Devin Sloane, 53, pleaded guilty in May to a single count of fraud and conspiracy in a deal with prosecutors. He is the second parent to be sentenced...

  • ATTORNEY Sep 17, 2019

    New Parent Charged in College Admissions Scam, Linked to $400K Bribe

    Another parent has been charged in the sweeping college admissions bribery scandal. Federal prosecutors say 48-year-old Xiaoning Sui, of Surrey, British Columbia, was arrested in Spain Monday on a charge of fraud and conspiracy. Sui is accused of paying $400,000 to get her son into the University of California, Los Angeles, as a fake soccer recruit in 2018.

  • actress Sep 13, 2019

    Felicity Huffman Sentenced to Prison Time in College Cheating Scandal

    Actress Felicity Huffman will serve time behind bars for her part in the nationwide college admissions cheating scheme, a federal judge ruled Friday after the “Desperate Housewives” actress gave an emotional statement in a Boston courtroom. In the first of many sentencings to come in the scandal, Huffman got 14 days in prison, a $30,000 fine, 250 hours of community...

  • ATTORNEY Sep 7, 2019

    William H. Macy, Eva Longoria Go to Bat for Felicity Huffman

    Felicity Huffman and her lawyers pleaded Friday for probation, community service and a fine instead of jail time for her role in the college admissions scandal, buoyed by letters of support from her famous husband, William H. Macy, and her “Desperate Housewives” co-star Eva Longoria. Huffman, in a three-page letter filed Friday with the federal court in Boston that is...

  • JUDGE Sep 6, 2019

    College Admissions Scandal: Felicity Huffman Seeks No Jail Time, But Prosecutors Ask for 1 Month

    Felicity Huffman should serve a month in jail and pay a fine of $20,000 for her admitted role in the sweeping college admissions bribery scheme, federal prosecutors said in a filing Friday, while the actress is seeking probation and community service instead.

  • California Jun 27, 2019

    Former Soccer Coach, Accountant Plead Guilty in College Bribery Scheme

    A former University of Southern California soccer coach and an accountant for the consultant at the center of the college admissions bribery scheme have pleaded guilty in the sweeping case. Ali Khosroshahin and Steven Masera pleaded guilty in Boston federal court Thursday to conspiracy to commit racketeering.

  • actress May 13, 2019

    Actress Felicity Huffman Pleads Guilty in Boston Court in College Admissions Scheme

    Actress Felicity Huffman has pleaded guilty to paying $15,000 to rig her daughter’s SAT score in the college admissions scheme. The 56-year-old actress entered the plea Monday to a charge of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud.

  • ATTORNEY Apr 9, 2019

    Lori Loughlin, 15 Other Parents Indicted on New Charge in College Admissions Scandal

    Hollywood actress Lori Loughlin was among the 16 parents allegedly involved in the college admissions scandal indicted on a new charge by a federal grand jury in Boston, prosecutors announced Tuesday. The indictments on the new charge of conspiring to commit fraud and money laundering came a day after more than a dozen parents, including actress Felicity Huffman, announced they...

  • NEW YORK Apr 8, 2019

    Huffman, 13 Others to Plead Guilty in College Admissions Scandal

    Actress Felicity Huffman has agreed to plead guilty in the sweeping college admissions cheating scam that has ensnared wealthy parents and athletic coaches at some of the nation’s most selective universities, federal authorities said Monday. The “Desperate Housewives” star and 12 other prominent parents will admit to charges in the scheme, which authorities say involved rigging standardized test scores and...

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Mar 28, 2019

    Ex-Yale Coach Pleads Guilty in College Admissions Scandal

    The former women’s soccer coach at Yale University has pleaded guilty to taking bribes in exchange for pretending that applicants were recruits for his team. Rudy Meredith pleaded guilty in Boston federal court on Thursday to wire fraud and conspiracy charges. He is the third person to plead guilty in the wide-ranging school admissions scandal in which authorities say parents...

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