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Lori Loughlin and husband Mossimo Giannulli heard about their fate when they were sentenced under their respective plea bargaining clauses.

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Authorities said Lori Loughlin reported to a California prison on Friday and was convicted in a college admissions scandal and began serving two months in prison.

The US Attorney’s Office in Boston said that Loughlin is being processed in a federal detention facility in Dublin, California.

A spokesperson for the Dublin Federal Correctional Institution confirmed to the United States today that Laughlin is currently being detained in the Women’s Minimum Security Prison east of San Francisco. According to the terms of her judgment in August, she is expected to report on or before November 19.

“The two parties recently agreed that the defendant can report to the prison on October 30, 2020 instead of November 19, 2020. The defendant further agreed that during her two-month sentence, she will not seek early release from prison due to COVID. Related reasons,” the statement of the U.S. Attorney’s Office said.

According to the Coronavirus Agreement of the Bureau of Prisons, Loughlin will be screened and tested for COVID-19 and will be quarantined for 14 days.

Prosecutors said that Laughlin’s husband Massimo Giannulli did not report to Laughlin on Friday. The Bureau of Prisons website shows that he was not detained in a male prison in California.

USA Today got in touch with Loughlin’s lawyer BJ Trach.

In August, Loughlin was sentenced to two months in prison, and her fashion designer husband Mossimo Giannulli (Mossimo Giannulli) bribed US$500,000 to let her two daughters enter the rowing team and entered the University of Southern California. Five months in prison.

The 56-year-old Loughlin was sentenced at an online hearing in Boston Federal Court through Zoom in U.S. District Court Judge Nathaniel Gorton. Giannulli, 57, was sentenced by Gorton at another hearing that day.

Both parties tried to serve their sentences in California’s lowest security prison, but the final decision was left to the Bureau of Prisons. Giannulli’s lawyer stated that he was trying to serve his sentence at the Lompoc Federal Correctional Facility in Santa Barbara County.

In addition to the fixed-term imprisonment, Laughlin will also be fined $150,000, followed by two-year imprisonment and 100 hours of community service. Giannulli will be fined $250,000, followed by two years of supervised release and 250 hours of community service.

According to the couple’s plea bargaining terms negotiated with federal prosecutors earlier this year, both parties agreed to the two verdicts.

Gorton said: “I accept the guilty plea agreement reached between the government and Ms. Loughlin and conclude that the agreed sentence is…sufficient but not more than the punishment required.” “There is no mystery about the result.”

Laughlin apologized, feeling a little choked when speaking through the video link.

In a separate plea agreement with federal prosecutors, the celebrity couple pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to defraud wire transfers and mail fraud in May.

The former star of the TV series “Full House” whose husband is popular in Target. His fashion series was accused by federal prosecutors of dozens of wealthy and influential parents last year for lying and deceiving. Lure their children into elite universities.

Loughlin and Giannulli are accused of bribing Rick Singer, the planner of the national admissions program, of $500,000 to secure their two daughters, Olivia Judd Gian. Ni (Olivia Jade Giannulli) and Isabella Giannulli (Isabella Giannulli) were enlisted as fake recruits.

The couple have declared their innocence since they were arrested in March 2019. For more than a year, their lawyers have defended vigorously, demanding the dismissal of the case, and argued that Loughlin and Giannulli believed that they were making a “legal donation” to USC, not bribing university officials.

They maintained this stance until May, after prosecutors dropped the bribery and money laundering charges, they agreed to plead guilty, which could increase their sentences.

Loughlin reported to prison a few days after Felicity Huffman completed his sentence in the university admissions case.

Now, she has completed the supervision and release, which is the last part of her sentence, which also includes imprisonment time and community service. This is a source close to the family and the source does not have the right to publicly confirm to USA TODAY.

A few months after his arrest, Hoffman agreed to bargain, and was sentenced to 14 days in jail, fined $30,000, and released under supervision for one year and 250 hours of community service for paying $15,000 for someone to take an SAT test. Answered her two daughters correctly.

While bargaining, she issued a confession, expressing “deep regret and shame” for the pain caused by her actions. She began serving her sentence in a federal prison in California in September 2019 and was released 11 days later.

Lori Loughlin Husband Mossimo Giannulli sentenced to jail in college admissions scandal

Contributors: Maria Puente and Hannah Yasharoff of USA Today; Associated Press


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