$25 million college admissions scam that has prompted repercussions from Hollywood to the boardrooms of major companies.” In Los Angeles on Wednesday, Fuller House actress Lori Loughlin was taken into custody by the FBI after she, actress Felicity Huffman and 48 others were charged in a $25 million college admissions scam.
Loughlin appeared in federal court in Los Angeles on Wednesday to face fraud charges stemming from the nationwide investigation. The 54-year-old actress was released on $1 million bail. Loughlin’s husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, 55, was arrested on Tuesday and charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and released on $1 million bond.
Loughlin and Huffman, 56, are among 33 parents charged with conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud in the nationwide scam to get their children into elite colleges, including Yale, Stanford, Georgetown and the University of Southern California.
Loughlin will be able to travel within the continental U.S. and British Columbia. Loughlin is currently filming a project in Vancouver and has projects planned through the summer, according to her lawyer Marc S. Harris, who appeared in court with her. The actress was ordered to surrender her passport in December 2019, unless further ordered by the court.