Desperate Housewives (and student)

By: crunchgodabruinknees



 

https://www.wxii12.com/article/fbi-prosecutors-uncover-widespread-cheating-scheme-that-got-athletes-into-elite-schools-including-wake-forest/26798023

Actresses Felicity Huffman, who appeared in "Desperate Housewives," and Lori Loughlin who started on "Full House," are among those named in the complaint. They face charges of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud.

The complaint alleges Huffman "made a purported charitable contribution of $15,000 to KWF to participate in the college entrance exam cheating scheme on behalf of her oldest daughter."

Huffman is accused of paying someone who "controlled" an SAT testing center proctor her daughter's exam in Los Angeles and secretly correct her incorrect answers.

"Ultimately, Huffman's daughter received a score of 1420 in the SAT, an improvement of approximately 400 points over her PSAT," the complaint reads.

Loughlin and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, agreed to "pay bribes totaling $500,000 in exchange for having their two daughters designated as recruits to the USC crew team -- despite the fact that they did not participate in crew," according to the complaint.

Others implicated include owners of a media company, vineyard, private equity firm, real estate development firm and a physician.

John Wilson, of Lynnfield, who owns a private equity and real estate development firm, is suspected of bribing the USC water polo coach to designate his son as a recruit to the USC men's water polo team.

"Wilson also sought to use bribes to to obtain the admission of his two daughters to Stanford University and Harvard University as recruited athletes," the complaint reads.

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