NEW YORK (77 WABC) — Former Full House actress Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli pleaded guilty in a college admission scandal.
As part of the plea deal both would get jail time.
Loughlin, who made maintained her innocence throughout, will plead guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud. Giannulli will guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud and honest services wire and mail fraud.
If the judge accepts the plea arrangement, Giannulli would get the harsher sentence– five months in prison. He would also pay a $250,000 fine with two years of supervised release and 250 hours of community service, Fox News said.
Loughlin would serve two months and pay a $150,000 fine along with two years of supervised release and 100 hours of community service.
Loughlin and Giannulli will become the 23rd and 24th parents to plead guilty in the college admissions scandal, where large amounts were given to William “Rick” Singer.
He would get the children admitted to the school of their choice using various fraudulent means.
The Massachusetts District Attorney Office said a court date hasn’t announced.
“Under the plea agreements filed today, these defendants will serve prison terms reflecting their respective roles in a conspiracy to corrupt the college admissions process and which are consistent with prior sentences in this case. We will continue to pursue accountability for undermining the integrity of college admissions,” United States Attorney Andrew E. Lelling said in a statement.