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The actress agreed to plead guilty in the nationwide college admissions cheating scandal.
Actress Felicity Huffman is scheduled to be sentenced by a federal court on Friday for her role in the lovely college in the admission price, for which she has already pleaded guilty to conspiracy and bank fraud.
The “Desperate Housewives” star will appear in a Boston federal court to answer for a guilty plea she made in mid-May. Her sentencing will mark the first of the 34 parents are taken into account in the broad scheme. Over the next two months, nearly a dozen of the other parents that are scheduled to be sentenced after pleading guilty. A total of 15 parents have pleaded guilty, while 19, including that of actress Lori Laughlin, a plan to fight the charges brought against them.
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Applications accepted until the to pay of up to $15,000 to encourage her elder daughter SAT scores by 2017, with the support of the William “Rick” Singer, with the admission advisor at the center of the system. Prosecutors say Huffman’s daughter, to have been unaware of the scheme.
Felicity Huffman arrives at the federal court on Monday, May 13th, 2019 at the latest, in Boston, where she is scheduled to plead guilty to the charges in a national college admissions bribery scandal.
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The prosecutors have recommended it to a month in prison, along with supervised release and a $20,000 fine. Huffman’s lawyers will be employed for no jail time and a year of probation, and 250 hours of community service and a $20,000 fine.
Huffman’s legal team has argued that she is only a “guest” in a larger scheme orchestrated by others. In the past, cases of scientific fraud, ” they said, and only the leaders have gone to jail.
FILE – In this April 3, 2019 file photo, actress Felicity Huffman arrives at the federal court in Boston to face the charges in a national college admissions bribery scandal. On Monday, May 13th, 2019 at the latest, Applications are expected to plead guilty to charges that she took part in the cheating scam.
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In the Sept. 4 letter to ask for leniency, for Applications, she said, and she turned to face the rules, because her daughter’s low math scores, is in danger of its dreams of going to college and pursuing a career in acting. That is, “a deep and abiding shame,” she said.
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The prosecutor responded that the Applications did have the rules wrong, but chose to participate anyway. She said that she was not motivated by need or desperation, “but rather by a sense of duty, or, at the very least, its moral cluelessness.”
The amount of Applications paid, it is relatively low in comparison to the other bribe is made in the system. Some of the parents will be charged with the payment of up to $500,000 to get their children into elite schools and, through them, referred to as the recruitment of athletes for the sport they don’t even have to play.
FILE – In this April 3, 2019 at the latest, file photo, actress Lori Loughlin, ‘to’, and the man is a clothing designer Mossimo Giannulli, right, left, leaves federal court in Boston, after facing the cost of a national college admissions bribery scandal. Loughlin and Giannulli have been scheduled for a public hearing into the bribery scam case, on Tuesday, Aug. 27, in Boston, massachusetts.
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The people who are struggling with the cost of actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, who will be charged with the payment of their two daughters, Isabella and Olivia, and Jade was admitted to the University of South Carolina, such as athletes at the high school’s crew team, in spite of the fact that have never rowed in a game.
It was previously rumored that the Loughlin plans to keep a close eye on the Applications trial, in view of the similarities between the cases when well-known actresses.
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The authorities say that it is the largest college admissions event ever to be prosecuted by the Justice Department, with a total of 51 people.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.