Hollywood actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin are reportedly among the many boldfaced names charged in an alleged faculty admissions bribery rip-off.
Federal authorities have charged faculty coaches and others in a sweeping admissions bribery case in federal court docket, the Related Press reported Tuesday.
A rep for “Fuller Home” star Loughlin, who’s reportedly filming a film in Vancouver, instructed Fox Information that she had no info on the case at the moment. A rep for Huffman didn’t instantly return our request for remark.
The racketeering conspiracy fees have been unsealed Tuesday towards the coaches at faculties together with Wake Forest College, Georgetown and the College of Southern California. Authorities say the coaches accepted bribes in alternate for admitting college students as athletes, no matter their capability.
ABC Information studies that oldsters would pay him a predetermined quantity to an as-yet-unidentified man in California, who would then give the funds to coaches, SAT or ACT directors.
The alleged fund quantities ranged from a number of thousand to $6 million.
The paperwork allege that Loughlin and her husband “agreed to pay bribes totaling $500,000 in alternate for having their two daughters designated as recruits to the USC crew group — even if they didn’t take part in crew — thereby facilitating their admission to USC.”
Loughlin’s daughter and YouTube sensation Olivia Jade attends USC.
The Related Press contributed to this report.