In the bribery scandal at U.S. elite universities of the charges against the actress, Lori Loughlin has been extended. As a Federal Prosecutor Andrew Lelling announced on Tuesday in the state of Massachusetts will be charged the 54-Year-old now also conspiracy to money laundering. She was previously charged with conspiracy to fraud in telecommunications.
The expansion of the indictment increases the likelihood that Loughlin could be sentenced to a long prison sentence. For both charges of up to 40 years in prison to threaten her. Loughlin, which is from the TV series "Full House" and "Fuller House" is known, does not want to confess, according to the investigators so far guilty - in contrast to the previous "Desperate Housewives"actress Felicity Huffman.
The 56-year-old Huffman had admitted to justice information on Monday to have the $ 15,000 (13.300 Euro) for better results of your daughter in a test of paid. From your admission of guilt - the need to drop yet formally before the court, hoping for Huffman, a spectacular process and a long prison sentence turn. According to Lelling have previously agreed to 13 of the 33 accused parents, a guilty plea.
25 millions of parents
The bribery scandal, collected in the middle of March had become known: The wealthy parents are supposed to have paid bribes so their children were admitted to Elite universities. Are affected, among others, Yale, Georgetown University, Washington, and California's Stanford University.
The bribes went to William Singer, who by means of a sophisticated network for the recording of low-skilled students. So, he had to falsify test results, and bribed the coach, the place of study candidates agreed to above-average athletic performance, to get a sports scholarship. Singers criminal organization collected a total of $ 25 million from parents. He is already guilty and is cooperating with the investigating authorities. Against the concerned universities have been so far initiated any proceedings. (red/sda)
Created: 09.04.2019, 22:46 PM