The news is getting worse for Aunt Becky. Felicity Huffman’s guilty plea in the college entrance scandal likely meant a lot less potential prison time. There were also questions about how things would be different for actress Lori Loughlin as she’s been silent.Now we know.
Officials have formally indicted Loughlin and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli and they’ve got additional charges that could net them a 40-year prison sentence. The U.S. attorney says the couple faces charges of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, honest services mail and wire fraud, as well as a new count of conspiracy to commit money laundering.
Experts say that Huffman’s early plea agreement and public contrition has prosecutors suggesting a lower end sentence – perhaps as little as six months. But then, she also acted once, spending $15-thousand. Loughlin and her husband are accused of paying a-half-a-million-dollars in bribes to get their two daughters into the University of Southern California.
While Huffman will officially enter her guilty plea on May 24th(and will be sentenced later) there’s no word on the next step for Loughlin and Giannulli.
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