Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman Make First Court Appearances Amid College Admissions Scandal

Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman Make First Court Appearances Amid College Admissions Scandal

Candace Cameron Bure made it clear that the Fuller House family sticks together when she addressed co-star Lori Loughlin's involvement in the college admission bribery scandal. As it was previously reported, approximately 50 people were involved in the college admissions scam involving many different universities, including Yale, Stanford, and Harvard.

While Kelley warned the parents that discussing the case with their children could expose them to potential obstruction of justice charges, she said she did not think the prosecution's proposed conditions on parental communications could work.

Lori Loughlin was cheered on by screaming girls when she appeared at federal court in Boston today.

Ms Loughlin is accused along with her husband of paying almost $500,000 in bribes to get their two daughters admitted to University of Southern California on rowing scholarships, even though neither student had actually participated in the sport.

Huffman, the Emmy-winning star of ABC's "Desperate Housewives", is accused of paying $15,000 that she disguised as a charitable donation to cheat on her daughter's college entrance exam. "We are no longer working with Lori Loughlin and have stopped development of all productions that air on the Crown Media Family Network channels involving Lori Loughlin including Garage Sale Mysteries, an independent third party production", the network's parent company said in a statement to CNN last month. Several of the schools have said they would revoke admissions offers to students who had gotten in fraudulently but not yet enrolled and would consider expelling students whose parents participated.

They and others are charged with conspiracy and fraud, which carries up to 20 years in prison.

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They are accused of paying $500,000 to have their two daughters labeled as recruits to the USC crew team, even though neither participated in the sport.

Sartorio, who is expected to plead guilty later this month, similarly paid $15,000 to have his daughter's ACT exam corrected by Singer's associate, prosecutors said.

Huffman is among 33 parents charged in what authorities have called the biggest college admissions scam ever prosecuted.

Neither Huffman nor Loughlin or Giannulli has publicly commented on the allegations.

Singer cooperated with investigators and has pleaded guilty to charges in the scheme, which has seen wealthy parents from Cape Cod to Hollywood accused of paying as much as $6.5 million to help their children get into elite colleges.

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