Actor Felicity Huffman and 12 other parents on Monday agreed to plead guilty to paying bribes to get their children into prestigious colleges. The Desperate Housewives legend is accused of paying $15,000 (£11,500) to have her daughter's exam questions covertly corrected in 2017.
Huffman was among 50 peoplecharged in what authorities have described as the biggest college admissions scam ever prosecuted by the U.S. Justice Department.
"Between roughly 2011 and 2018, wealthy parents paid Singer about $25 million in total to guarantee their children admissions to elite schools", US attorney Andrew Lelling said.
Actress Felicity Huffman is apologizing for taking part in the college admissions bribery scheme.
The newspaper also published a statement from Huffman in which she apologized for her actions. In exchange for her plea, federal prosecutors will recommend incarceration at the "low end" of the sentencing range, a $20,000 fine and 12 months of supervised release.
Additionally, Michael Center, the former head coach of men's tennis at the University of Texas at Austin, has agreed to plead guilty to a conspiracy charge related to bribes he accepted to designate one of Singer's client's children as a recruit, prosecutors said.
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"In my misguided and profoundly wrong way, I have betrayed her", she said. Singer told investigators Huffman and her husband agreed to the plan.
According to Deadline.com, they were asked by Magistrate Judge Page Kelly if they understood the charges filed against them, and were individually asked to sign bail condition papers after the court official ruled she would leave the terms of their release unchanged.
Huffman allegedly worked with an employee of The Key to have her daughter's SAT exam moved to the West Hollywood Test Center. This transgression towards her and the public I will carry for the rest of my life.
According to TMZ, Huffman, Wednesday to actor William H. Macy (Shameless), has entered a plea of guilty, which will mean the case against her does not need to go to trial. "The student is no longer on Stanford's campus", the university said in the statement.
It's reported that while his wife and thirteen others were pleading guilty Monday afternoon, William H. Macy was spotted in a Los Angelesshopping mall garage leaving on his motorcycle.
Former Yale University women's soccer coach Rudy Meredith has pleaded guilty to accepting bribes to help students get admitted and has been cooperating with authorities.
The third student, who was enrolled at the school, was found to have made a contribution to the sailing program through Singer's foundation months after being admitted.
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