REPORT: Actress Lori Loughlin taken into custody following college admissions scam allegations
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“Full House” actresswas taken into custody by the FBI in Los Angeles Wednesday morning as part of the investigation into a , CBS News senior investigative producer Pat Milton reports. Loughlin was expected to appear in federal court on conspiracy charges Wednesday afternoon.
She and her husband, designer Mossimo Giannulli, allegedly paid half a million dollars to have their two daughters labeled as recruits to the USC crew team even though neither participated in the sport, CBS News correspondent Carter Evans reports. Their 19-year-old daughter Olivia Jade is a social media influencer, who apparently capitalized on her experience at USC with sponsored posts.
The article goes on to state the following:
Loughlin and actressare two of the dozens of wealthy parents that lasted nearly a decade. Prosecutors said some of them paid millions to get their children into elite schools like USC, Yale and Stanford.
Fifty people in total face criminal charges in the giant scam. More arrests could come in the weeks and months ahead.
A spokeswoman for the FBI tells ET that Lori Loughlin was taken into custody by FBI agents a short while ago in Los Angeles. She will be booked at the Metropolitan Detention Center. She is expected to appear before a federal magistrate this afternoon in U.S. District Court in LA
— Brendon Geoffrion (@tv_brendon) March 13, 2019
— CBS News (@CBSNews) March 13, 2019
BREAKING: The FBI says actress Lori Loughlin has been taken into custody in connection with a scheme in which wealthy parents paid bribes to get their children into top colleges. https://t.co/b2QZkTNNLA
— The Associated Press (@AP) March 13, 2019
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