Guilty or not guilty – that is the question, currently, all those involved in the potentially biggest fraud scandal ever in the American education system has given.
According to the indictment, in total should be more than invested 25 million dollars in bribes, wealthy parents should have taken care of the sometimes seven-figure sums to ensure that their children have been without a Fitness to Elite universities such as UCLA, USC, Stanford, Yale, and Georgetown.
"I'm ashamed of myself"
The allegations are severe, it is, among other things, bribery, money laundering, organised crime, tax evasion and obstruction of justice, in the case of a condemnation of multi-year prison sentences.
allegations against Hollywood moms
The actress Felicity Huffman ("Desperate Housewives") has become known as 13 other parents already guilty. She had paid a 36-year-old graduates of Harvard University through an intermediary a total of 15'000 dollars, so the souped-up the answers to their daughter Sofia during a standardized "Scholastic Aptitude Test" (SAT). "I am ashamed," said Huffman in a Statement: "The attempt to help my daughter, is no excuse to have broken the law."
The public repentance is commendable, however, could be how the confession itself is also tactically. Through the cooperation with the investigators of the Prosecutor's office has dropped a few points of the charges against Huffman fall and is now calling for a prison sentence of ten months for Huffman. The American TV channel CNN reported on Tuesday, citing the environment of the investigator. Presumably the Prosecutor will recommend a sentence at the lower end of the range, as well as twelve additional months on probation and a fine of 20,000 dollars (about 17'700 euros), it said. The next hearing will take place on 21. May, in the case of a possible penalty is to be negotiated.
With a confession Loughlin could have a potentially dirty process to turn away. You, however, decided otherwise.
The actress Lori Loughlin ("Full House") and her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, choose a different strategy. They are accused of, to have a total of half a Million dollars paid for it, that her two daughters, the Instagram-Influencerin Olivia Jade and aspiring actress Isabella, as a talented Rudder to be admitted to the University of Southern California. In truth, both of them had never sat a foot in a rowing boat – and of a special importance of the case, and that Olivia Jade had said in a Youtube Video: "I'm just in it for the Football game days and parties here. I really have no mood for school, but you know it anyway."
Loughlin and Giannulli plead not guilty. It means that you as a victim of the William Singer feel, has organized a consulting company for the bribes. They wouldn't have known that they had broken the law, and you would therefore expect that the judge would speak to a hearing. "Did you know that you can break the rules but not the law", - quotes the usually well-informed TV show Entertainment Tonight, a source from the environment by Loughlin.
The strategy is risky – not only because the charges in addition to fraud to include conspiracy and money laundering, and Loughlin in a conviction of up to 40 years in prison. It is quite possible that at a public court hearing for more pikante Details from the private life of the family are known. With a confession Loughlin could have a potentially dirty process to turn away. You, however, decided otherwise. (Tages-Anzeiger)
Created: 17.04.2019, 15:04 PM