Lori Loughlin, husband handled case ‘just right’: Criminal defense attorney
Criminal Defense Attorney Joe Tacopina discusses Lori Loughlin and her husband pleading guilty to the college bribery scandal and accepting sentencing.
"Full House" star Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli pleaded guilty Friday in connection with the college admissions scandal that has implicated more than 50 wealthy and high-powered parents who paid to help get their children into often elite schools, officials said.
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"Guilty," Loughlin told the judge as she sat next to her attorney on Friday, according to the New York Post.
The Department of Justice announced Thursday the couple had agreed to plead guilty to a number of the charges filed against them in connection to the sweeping scheme, dubbed “Varsity Blues.”
Loughlin pleaded guilty to a single count of conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud, while Giannulli copped to one count of conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud and honest services wire and mail fraud, the District of Massachusetts announced.
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"Full House" star Lori Loughlin and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli have agreed to plead guilty to charges in connection to allegations they paid $500,000 to have their daughters admitted into the University of Southern California as purported crew recruits, officials announced Thursday morning.
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Pending a judge's approval, Loughlin will serve two months in prison, 100 hours of community service and two years of supervised release, and will pay a $150,000 fine. Giannulli, a fashion designer, will serve five months behind bars, two years of supervised release, 250 hours of community service and will pay a $250,000 fine.
Loughlin will plead guilty to a single count of conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud, while Giannulli will cop to one count of conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud and honest services wire and mail fraud, the District of Massachusetts announced.
Prosecutors have agreed to dismiss charges of money laundering and federal programs bribery that were added after the case was filed.
Part of prosecutors' case against them include photos of their daughters posing on a rowing machine, one of the daughters' crew resumes and Gianulli's rejection of the USC's legitimate offer to help the girls get in.