The star of Desperate Housewives, as well as Lori Loughlin Fuller House, were arrested on Tuesday morning.
New scandal in the small world of tv Hollywood. After the false attack racist and homophobic of Jussie Smollett, Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin who find themselves in the heart of the storm.
The actress of Desperate Housewives and her colleague of Fuller House are accused of having participated in an extensive project involving parents who paid bribes (up to $ 6 million) to enable their children to enter elite universities the united states, including Harvard and Yale, reports TVLIne. According to the prosecutor, the two actresses have been arrested this Tuesday morning, without striking. The husband of Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli, has also been charged.
The indictment filed by the U.s. attorney for the district of Massachusetts – alleged that Huffman, ‘loughlin, Giuannulli and 29 other people were involved in a scheme, which has corrupted the administrators of the entrance examinations of these colleges, in order to fool the physical tests and sports coaches university. The money for the payments of these bribes would be spent by a charity in order to conceal the misdeeds.
According to the indictment, Huffman and her husband William H. Macy, star of the series Shameless (which is not mentioned in the case explicitly) have paid $ 15,000 for someone to pass the entrance examination to the place of their eldest daughter. They would have had the intention of doing the same to their younger daughter, but ultimately decided not to repeat their participation in this scheme.
Loughlin and Giannulli, them, would have paid a total of $ 500,000 for their two daughters are referred to as recruits in the rowing team of the University of Southern California, while none of them has ever practiced this sport.
For the time being the parties complained of have not yet responded.