connectVideoLori Loughlin pleads not guilty college admission scam
Actress Lori Loughlin and husband Mossimo Giannulli are responsible for paying $ 500,000 in bribes to have their daughters admitted to the University of Southern California as a crew-recruits.
Lawyers for Lori Loughlin and husband Mossimo Giannulli documents submitted with the request to the government to turn over evidence in the college admission scam case against them.
Loughlin, 54, Giannulli, 55, and 15 other suspects claimed that they have not yet received any of the “extremely voluminous” evidence in their case, court documents obtained by Fox News claim.
The besieged couple’s legal team have asked to suspend all motions in the case prior to the next scheduled hearing, June 3, until they reach the prosecution of evidence for the review.
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Loughlin and Giannulli are accused of paying $500,000 in bribes to the admission scam mastermind William “Rick” Singer to each of their daughters Olivia Jade and Isabella in the University of Southern California (USC). The celebuspawn were reportedly admitted to the school as the crew recruits despite neither Isabella nor Olivia Jade rowers.
The former Label star and the fashion designer were arrested in March and released on $1 million bond. After rejecting a plea bargain, they were slapped with additional criminal charges of conspiracy and money laundering.
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If convicted of all charges against them, Giannulli Loughlin and could each face up to 40 years behind bars.
The news of their potential prison sentences reportedly left the former “Full House” actress especially shaken.
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“It’s just taking time for it to sink in that what she would do could be considered illegal,” a source close to previously said. “To her, it was no shameful behavior. Was the right and perhaps selfish? Maybe. But she saw it not as a legal violation.”