Transcript for Actress Felicity Huffman among 14 to plead guilty in college admissions scandal
We do when do you without breaking news on the college admissions at scam and one of the most high profile defendants in this case actress felicity Hoffman. Has agreed to plead guilty along several other parents of charges include conspiracy to commit mail fraud which carries a maximum penalty up twenty years in prison. You don't live in the newsroom with the latest gem Dave actress felicity Hoffman agreed today to plead guilty. To charges of bribery and fraud in connection with that college admissions scandal that rocked colleges across the country this year. Hoffman was among the dozens of wealthy parents including actress Lori Laughlin and her husband. Who were arrested last month and charged with conspiring with William singer. Who investigators say managed and profited from the cheating scheme. Hoffman released a statement today saying in part I am in full acceptance of my guilt and with deep regret and shame over what I have done. I accept full responsibility for my actions and will accept the consequences. That stem. From those actions she set her daughter knew nothing about what she did. In my misguided way she said. I'd be trade her. The defendants were all ar rested last month fourteen people are scheduled to plead guilty according to the Department of Justice. And some of those have agreed to cooperate with the IRS to pay back taxes. But trailers they're pleading guilty to the main charge is mail fraud in the parents couldn't get. Up to twenty years in prison for that if that's. The actual sentences are expected to be far lighter but again fourteen people agreeing to plead guilty in that. College admissions scandal Liz.
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