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Entertainment Felicity Huffman Released From Prison Before End of 14-Day Sentence

20:10  25 october  2019
20:10  25 october  2019 Source:   hollywoodreporter.com

Lori Loughlin's college admissions scandal sentence will likely be harsher than Felicity Huffman's: US Attorney

  Lori Loughlin's college admissions scandal sentence will likely be harsher than Felicity Huffman's: US Attorney Lori Loughlin will likely face a tougher sentence than Felicity Huffman if convicted for her role in the college admissions scandal. Less than one month after Huffman was sentenced to 14 days in prison, U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts, Andrew Lelling, told WCVB in Boston that Loughlin may find herself in more trouble than her fellow actress for her part in the scandal that's swept up many wealthy parents. “We will probably ask for a higher sentence for [Loughlin] than we did for Felicity Huffman,” Lelling told the show’s hosts in a recent interview. “I can’t tell you what that would be.

Felicity Huffman was released from federal prison in California on Friday before the end of her 14 - day sentence for her role in a college admissions scandal. Huffman began her sentence at the Federal Correctional Institution in Dublin, California, on Oct.

In the end , a federal judge in Boston sentenced Ms. Huffman to 14 days in a federal prison on Friday. Looming over Ms. Huffman ’s sentencing were questions about fairness, and whether she In a statement released by a spokesman after the hearing, Ms. Huffman said: “I accept the court’s

Felicity Huffman has been released from prison after spending less than two weeks behind bars.

The actress was sentenced to 14 days after she pleaded guilty in the nationwide college admission cheating scandal. The sentence came down in September, as she was among the first parents ensnared in FBI-dubbed operation Varsity Blues to plead guilty.

The Oscar-nominated actress was accused of disguising a $15,000 charitable payment in the bribery scheme in order for someone to take her daughter's SAT exam, to which she pleaded guilty in May to conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud.

Felicity Huffman begins prison sentence for college admissions scam

  Felicity Huffman begins prison sentence for college admissions scam The actress will spend 14 days inside a federal lockup outside of San Francisco.The "Desperate Housewives" star surrendered to authorities at the Federal Correctional Institution in Dublin, California, which is about 40 miles east of San Francisco, her representative said.

Felicity Huffman will spend 14 days in prison for her role in what authorities have called the largest college Huffman — the first of more than 30 parents charged in the scheme to be sentenced — was accused of Huffman echoed that sentiment in a statement released to the media, saying, "There

Felicity Huffman 's attorney has requested that the the actress be allowed to spend her 14 - day prison sentence at a federal correctional institution in Dublin, California, where she could be allowed to sunbathe on the weekends.

Her husband, actor William H. Macy, was not involved in the scandal.

Huffman began her 14-day sentence at the Federal Correctional Institution in Dublin, California, on Oct. 15 and was released after serving 11 days on Friday.

She was also ordered to do community service and fined tens of thousands of dollars.

After her May sentencing, Huffman said in part, "I accept the court’s decision today without reservation. I have always been prepared to accept whatever punishment Judge Talwani imposed. I broke the law. I have admitted that and I pleaded guilty to this crime. There are no excuses or justifications for my actions. Period."

Huffman, along with 49 others (parents, coaches and administrators) — including actress Lori Loughlin — was arrested March 12.

Loughlin and her husband face far more serious charges, to which they have both pleaded not guilty and are awaiting trial.

Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy Spotted for First Time Since Her Prison Release .
The couple was photographed visiting a superior courthouse in Los Angeles, California, on Monday.Huffman, 56, was released from the Federal Correctional Institution in Dublin, California, on Friday, where she served 11 days for her role in the college admissions scandal.

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