Lori Loughlin was released after two months in prison. The actress paid half a million dollars (about 150 million Ft) for her daughters to study at the University of Southern California. However, the amount was not the tuition fee, but the bribe fee for registration.
Former Star of Full House Series He pleaded guilty to the Mayo trial. He was behind bars on October 30, after a court ruling.
Her husband, fashion designer Musimo Giannoli, also pleaded guilty and was sentenced to five months in prison. The man went to prison in mid-November.
After her release, Lori Loughlin, like her husband, was kept under probation for two years. She was fined $ 150,000, and her husband’s $ 250,000, both of which were required of 100 and 250 hours of community service, respectively.
The bribery scandal has more participants, but among these, Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli are the most famous.
The registration scam was engineered by Rick Singer, the university’s coach, who – for a small sum of money – also issued a sports certificate for those who had never exercised. Certificate brought young people to university.
The students who got involved in the bribe didn’t even have to take exams
Many American students were outraged after it was revealed that some of their peers had been bribed to elite universities as they didn’t even have to take exams for the money – We wrote it in our summary last year.
– Very annoying! I was preparing really hard to score last Saturday. I spent my whole day preparing, testing, and hard work. It’s annoying when it turns out that anyone – without similar effort – can take my place Said Rory Halmeyer who was preparing for Yale.
After more than a year of investigation, it has been revealed that wealthy families can purchase their admission and exams from a network run by Singer for a few tens of thousands of dollars. Singer has earned an estimated $ 25 million.
More than 50 of the parents have been charged with bribery.
The most famous of them are two actresses: Felicity Hoffman and Laurie Laughlin. Laughlin and her husband brought their children to college through a rowing club, although they have never sat in a boat in their lives.
After the scandal broke out, Laughlin’s studio ended the actress.