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Associated Press 22 May 2020

US actress, husband plead guilty in college scam

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"Full House" star Lori Laughlin  and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, plead guilty to felony charges in college admissions scam, await judge's word on whether he accepts or reject plea deal that will send the couple to prison (May 22)


Actress Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli have agreed to plead guilty to conspiracy charges in connection with the college admissions scandal. Loughlin and Giannulli are the 23rd and 24th parents to plead guilty in the case. CBS News' Chris Martinez reports.
Actress Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli have reportedly agreed to plead guilty in the college admissions scam.
Lori Loughlin and husband Massimo Gianulli enter their guilty plea in federal court today - held over Zoom. They're likely to serve two and five months in federal prison, respectively. Their daughters, whose parents spent $500,000 on faked applications to secure the girls' admission to USC, are said to be very supportive of their parents. With the fines laid out in their plea agreement, the couple could end up spending close to $1 million for their efforts to get the kids into the school.
Lori Loughlin and her husband, fashion designer Massimo Giannulli, both agreed to plead guilty and serve time behind bars. The actress faces two months in prison, a $150,000 fine and 100 hours of community service.

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