Actress Felicity Huffman arrives at the federal court in Boston on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, to face the charges in a nationwide college admission bribery scandal. (Associated Press)
Felicity Huffman’s remorse, lack of criminal history and the relatively lower amount that they bribed a Harvard graduate could help her avoid jail in the college admissions scandal, according to a report. She was also one of the first parents to be entangled in the scandal to announce they would be guilty of.
Huffman allegedly paid a Harvard graduate $ 15,000 to understand her daughter WAS, gave her a 400-point increase from a previous test. Some of the parents charged in the scandal allegedly paid as much as $500,000 to their children in the elite schools, the Los Angeles Times reported.
FELICITY HUFFMAN WILL RETURN TO THE SCREEN IN THE MIDDLE OF COLLEGE-SCANDAL IN THE NETFLIX SERIES IS BASED ON THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE
Under the 2019 federal sentencing guidelines, Huffman could face four to 10 months, a lawyer said at the Time. Since her recommended sentence is on the low side, she can serve her sentence at home while wearing an ankle monitor.
They will probably also have a year of probation, her daughter, the test score will be adjusted and she will reportedly have to the loss of the $15,000 and $20,000 for the fine, USA Today reported.
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“I am in full acceptance of my iniquity, and with deep regret and shame over what I’ve done, I accept full responsibility for my actions and accept the consequences arising from these actions,” Huffman said in a statement obtained by Fox earlier this month.
Huffman is reportedly due back in court on May 21.