It is alleged wealthy parents bribed athletics coaches, insiders at testing centres, exam administrators and admissions counsellors to have their children offered college places. As of Tuesday night, Loughlin had not yet turned herself in but was expected to appear in court on Wednesday as she was reportedly working outside the country at the time of the indictment, according to NBC News.
Prosecutors allege that the scheme was headed by William "Rick" Singer, the founder of a for-profit college preparation business in Newport Beach, California.
Huffman spent hours in a a Federal detention center and in court where she answered "yes" to several questions including whether or not she understood the charges. She ended up scoring a 1420 - 400 points higher than she had gotten on a PSAT taken a year earlier, according to court documents.
Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli are accused of paying $500,000 in bribes and fabricating photos showing their daughter as a competitive crew rower, in order to get her admission to the University of Southern California (USC).
Prosecutors have said colleges are not targets of their criminal case.
The judge ruled Giannulli will be released on a $1 million dollar bond, securing the couple's home as bond.
Those arrested include two SAT/ACT administrators, one exam proctor, nine coaches at elite schools, one college administrator and 33 parents according to Andrew Lelling, the US Attorney for MA.
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At least nine athletics coaches are among the charged - holding positions at Yale, Stanford, Georgetown, Wake Forest, the University of Texas, the University of Southern California (USC) and the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA).
On Tuesday, Desperate Housewives star Felicity Huffman was arrested in the early morning hours by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents with their guns drawn for her role in a bribery scheme to get her older daughter into college.
Federal court records unsealed Tuesday in Boston name 50 people, including Huffman and Fuller House actress Lori Loughlin, who have been indicted as part of the alleged nationwide scheme, according to a release from the U.S. Attorney's Office in MA.
The actresses are charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud.
Officials said initial court appearances are planned later on Tuesday. Huffman later made arrangements to pursue the scheme a second time, for her younger daughter, before deciding not to do so, ' according to ABC 7.
John Vandemoor, a former Stanford University sailing coach who worked with Singer, also pleaded guilty to racketeering conspiracy.
The parents even got a tax write-off for donating to a nonprofit, investigators said.
They were among 50 people charged in the scheme. She allegedly made a $15,000 charitable donation to a company that claimed "to provide educational and self-enrichment programs to disadvantaged youth".
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