Lori Loughlin, husband plead guilty in 'Operation Varsity Blues' case

The couple sought to have the charges dismissed just two weeks ago.
2:17 | 05/23/20

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"Full house" star Lori Loughlin and her husband, officially pleading guilty to the so-called "Varsity blues" case. A change of heart for the couple after moving to dismiss charges just two weeks ago. Pleading guilty. After fighting the charges for over a year, Lori Loughlin and her husband mossimo giannulli have now admitted their roles in the college admissions scandal. During a zoom court appearance the "Full house" star and her husband, fashion designer mossimo giannulli, pleading guilty to committing fraud. This a far cry from their very public denial. There's been pressure on Lori and her husband from day one to take the plea deal that many of the other parents took and the prosecutor made it pretty forward to trial, he would be seeking a substantial jail time if they were, in fact, convicted. Reporter: The couple now pleading guilty to paying $500,000 to get their two daughters into usc posing them as crew recruits. Under a deal with prosecutors Loughlin could serve two months behind bars, giannulli five and they'll pay combined fines of $400,000 and perform community service. The couple's daughter reportedly supportive of their parents. After some time passed where everybody was pretty angry and lashing out about how it had been handled Olivia and Bella have been in their parents' corner. Reporter: As for Loughlin, any time she serves will likely be in a men mum security facility. She's likely to go to one of the prisons typically known as country club prisons. It's where white collar criminals go. She's not likely to be amongst criminals that committed for violent crimes. Reporter: Last may actress felicity Huffman pleaded guilty to paying $15,000 to have a Procter correct her daughter's S.A.T. Answers. She received a 14-day sentence that she served at a low security federal prison that houses around 1,200 female inmates outside San Francisco. She was released in October after serving 11 days. And the judge still has to make the decision on whether to accept or reject this plea deal. Loughlin and her husband are expected to be sentenced August 21st.

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