A judge will decide on September 13, while the actress admitted paying $ 15,000 to falsify the results of her daughter’s exams
In tears, according to witnesses, she assured that she was “ashamed” of her actions . The American actress Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty on Monday to having paid bribes to facilitate the entry of her daughter in a prestigious university , which will allow him to avoid a media trial.
Having become a world star after her stint in the series “Desperate Housewives” (2004-2012), Felicity Huffman could escape from prison, while the prosecutor only recommended four months, far from the maximum of twenty years provided for in the Penal Code. . The judge who pronounces his sentence on September 13, however, is not obliged to follow this recommendation.
Lori Loughlin big risk
Huffman has agreed to plead guilty to criminal conspiracy to transfer funds for fraudulent purposes. She admitted Monday she had paid $ 15,000 to a company specializing in exam preparation so that her eldest daughter’s test results would be falsified.
In total, 50 people are prosecuted in this file of corruption intended to facilitate the entry in prestigious universities of children of wealthy customers. Ten have already pleaded guilty, including five parents. Ten others will soon do so formally. On the other hand, actress Lori Loughlin, from the series “The Feast at Home ” has, it seems, chosen to try his luck at a trial. Charged with a second charge, for money laundering, she risks on paper up to forty years in prison.