Lori Loughlin begins 2 month sentence for US college admissions scam

WION Web Team New Delhi, India Oct 31, 2020, 11.26 AM(IST) Oct 31, 2020, 03.49 PM(IST)

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Lori Loughlin and her designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, pleaded guilty in May this year.

Hollywood actress Lori Loughlin begins her two-month sentence on Friday (October 30). The actress had pleaded guilty in the American college admissions cheating scandal earlier.

The actress reported to a federal prison in Northern California, although she was ordered to report to prison on Nov. 19, she surrendered earlier. 'The parties recently agreed that the defendant can report to prison on October 30, 2020, instead of on November 19, 2020. The defendant has further agreed that, during her two-month sentence, she will not seek an early release from prison on COVID-related grounds,'' prosecutors said in a statement.

Lori and her designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, pleaded guilty in May this year for conspiring to pay millions of dollar bribe to get their daughters into the University of Southern California. The couple shares two daughters Olivia Jade Giannulli, 20, and Isabella Rose Giannulli, 21,

Before Lori, 'Desperate Housewives' alum Felicity Huffman served prison for her role in the scandal. The 'Full House' actress will pay a fine of $150,000 and complete 100 hours of community service.
 

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