Hollywood actresses among 40 charged with over U.S. college fraud scheme

Hollywood actresses among 40 charged with over U.S. college fraud scheme

Some of those who were indicted included college coaches, but there's no indication the schools were involved, according to CBS News.

That, and a few hundred thousand dollars.

This combination of pictures created on March 12, 2019 shows U.S. actress Felicity Huffman (L) attending the Showtime Emmy Eve Nominees Celebration in Los Angeles on September 16, 2018 and actress Lori Loughlin arriving at the People's Choice Awards 2017 at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California, on January 18, 2017.

When Felicity Huffman opened the door to her Los Angeles home at 6 a.m. Tuesday, she was met by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents with their guns drawn, according a source familiar with the incident.

Huffman is married to actor William H. Macy, though he is not named in the complaint.

Conway, President Trump's top adviser, called Huffman, a "Desperate Housewives" star, and Loughlin, a "Full House" alum, "stupid", accusing them of "lying and buying" spots in college for their kids.

USA federal prosecutors on Tuesday charged dozens of people in a years-old, $25 million United States scheme to help wealthy Americans, including actors Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, buy their children's way into elite schools such as Yale, Georgetown and Stanford universities. She is next expected in appear in Boston court March 29 for a preliminary hearing.

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In particular, the coaches worked at such schools as Yale, Stanford, Georgetown, Wake Forest, the University of Texas, the University of Southern California and the University of California at Los Angeles, faking profiles of the applicants, regardless of their actual abilities in sports.

Huffman is accused of paying $US15,000 ($21,175) - disguised as a charitable donation - to the Key Worldwide Foundation so her oldest daughter could participate in the scam.

Loughlin's husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, is also charged.

The most serious charges involve indictments on conspiracy to commit racketeering. A confidential informant told investigators that he told Huffman he could arrange for a third party to correct her daughter's answers on the SAT after she took it. Once the student was accepted to the school, her family paid $1.2 million.

A representative of Huffman did not immediately respond to HuffPost's request for comment.

"For every student admitted through fraud, an honest and genuinely talented student was rejected".

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