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1 month ago

Lori Loughlin’s sentencing date set in college admissions scandal

After entering their guilty plea to one count of “conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud,” the actress accepted a two-month prison term and her husband Mossimo Gianulli five months.
1 month ago
Lori Loughlin’s sentencing date set in college admissions scandal
1 month ago

New parent charged in admissions case, agrees to guilty plea

A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to bribing Georgetown University’s former tennis coach to get his daughter admitted as a fake athletic recruit
1 month ago
New parent charged in admissions case, agrees to guilty plea
2 months ago

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

The couple sought to have the charges dismissed just two weeks ago.
2 months ago
Lori Loughlin, husband plead guilty in 'Operation Varsity Blues' case
2 months ago

Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli plead guilty to roles in 'Varsity Blues' scandal

Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges for their role in the college admissions scam.
2 months ago
Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli plead guilty to roles in 'Varsity Blues' scandal
2 months ago

Lori Loughlin and husband plead guilty in college admissions scandal

The actress and her husband Mossimo Giannulli have reversed course and agreed to plead guilty to strike a deal that includes prison time.
2 months ago
Lori Loughlin and husband plead guilty in college admissions scandal
2 months ago

Guilty pleas for Lori Loughlin, husband in cheating scandal

Loughlin may serve two months for conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud, pay a $150,000 fine and do 100 hours of community service.
2 months ago
Guilty pleas for Lori Loughlin, husband in cheating scandal
2 months ago

Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli agree to plead guilty in college admission scam case

Lori Loughlin and her Mossimo Giannulli have agreed to a plea deal in connection with their involvement in the college admission scandal.
2 months ago
Lori Loughlin and husband agree to deal in 'Varsity Blues' case
2 months ago

Judge refuses to dismiss charges against Loughlin, Giannulli

A federal judge has refused to dismiss charges against actress Lori Loughlin, her fashion designer husband and other prominent parents accused of cheating the college admissions process
2 months ago
2 months ago

Varsity Blues case to continue by telephone

Attorneys for parents like Lori Loughlin who were allegedly involved in the college admissions scandal, are set to argue before a judge this morning over the phone.
2 months ago
Varsity Blues case to continue by telephone
2 months ago

Agents in college bribery probe deny bullying core witness

A crucial government witness says federal agents investigating the college admissions cheating scheme “didn’t do anything wrong."
2 months ago
3 months ago

Former UCLA soccer coach to plead guilty in admissions scam

Federal prosecutors say the former University of California at Los Angeles men’s soccer coach will plead guilty to taking $200,000 in bribes as part of the college admissions cheating scheme
3 months ago
3 months ago

Former UCLA soccer coach to plead guilty in 'Varsity Blues' college admissions scandal

Former UCLA men's soccer coach Jorge Salcedo has agreed to plead guilty to accepting $200,000 in bribes in the massive "Varsity Blues" college admissions scandal.
3 months ago
Former UCLA soccer coach to plead guilty in 'Varsity Blues' scandal
3 months ago

College admissions cheating parents released early amid pandemic

One convicted parent from the Varsity Blues admissions scandal is getting released early due to coronavirus concerns in prison and Lori Loughlin has new hope from a judge in her fight to avoid prison.
3 months ago
College admissions cheating parents released early amid pandemic
3 months ago

New evidence shows Lori Loughlin's daughter on rowing machine

New evidence shows Lori Loughlin's daughter posing on a rowing machine
3 months ago
New evidence shows Lori Loughlin's daughter on rowing machine
4 months ago

College bribery scandal figure freed early over virus fear

A California winemaker who was convicted in the college admissions bribery scandal has been released early from federal prison because of concerns over the coronavirus
4 months ago
4 months ago

Loughlin, Giannulli lawyer is prosecutors' 'worst nightmare'

The lawyer leading the defense for “Full House” star Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband Mossimo Giannulli has a reputation for being fearless yet cool-headed and a master at navigating complex cases
4 months ago
College admission scam lawyer is prosecutors' 'worst nightmare'
4 months ago

A look at the college admissions cheating case 1 year later

A year after dozens of prominent parents and athletic coaches at top universities were arrested in a college admissions cheating scheme, some are heading to prison while others are gearing up to fight the charges at trial in Boston
4 months ago
4 months ago

Lori Loughlin trial date set as evidence emerges in admissions scandal

The actress and her husband will appear in court on Oct. 5, after pleading not guilty and as lawyers claim that newly released text messages show that they are innocent.
4 months ago
Lori Loughlin trial date set as evidence emerges in admissions scandal
4 months ago

Twist in college admissions scandal, defendant claims FBI told mastermind to lie

The legal team for actress Lori Loughlin and her husband claim that the FBI pressured the Varsity Blues alleged ring leader Rick Singer to lie, pointing to a message on his phone as evidence.
4 months ago
Twist in college admissions scandal, defendant claims FBI told mastermind to lie
4 months ago

Lori Loughlin's lawyers claim new evidence exonerates actress, fashion designer husband in admissions scandal

The actress was wrapped up in the "Varsity Blues" college admissions scandal.
4 months ago
Lori Loughlin's lawyers claim new evidence exonerates actress
5 months ago

Hot Pockets heiress sentenced in college cheating scandal

Michelle Janavs was sentenced to five months behind bars and will pay a $250,000 fine after pleading guilty to paying bribes to get her daughters admitted to elite universities.
5 months ago
Hot Pockets heiress sentenced in college cheating scandal
5 months ago

Hot Pockets heir gets 5 months in prison for college scam

The Hot Pockets heiress paid $300,000 to help her daughters get into college.
5 months ago
Feds seek 21 months for Hot Pockets heiress in college scam
5 months ago

Parent pleads guilty in college admissions scheme

A woman charged in the college admissions scandal pleaded guilty Friday to paying $400,000 to get her son into the University of California, Los Angeles, as a fake soccer recruit
5 months ago
5 months ago

Loughlin, Giannulli: No college bribery trial until 2021

Federal prosecutors says the first trial should begin in October.
5 months ago
Lori Loughlin, husband say they won't be ready for college bribery trial until 2021
5 months ago

Father and CEO receives harshest sentence in college cheating scandal

Doug Hodge was sentenced to nine months in prison after he pleaded guilty to paying nearly $1 million in bribes to get four of his kids into Georgetown.
5 months ago
Father and CEO receives harshest sentence in college cheating scandal
5 months ago

Ex-financier gets 9 months in college admissions scandal

The former CEO of a top investment company has received the harshest sentence of any of the parents caught up in the college admissions bribery scandal
5 months ago
Ex-financier gets 9 months in college admissions scandal
5 months ago

Lori Loughlin's defense team accuses prosecutors of hiding evidence

The couple's lawyers claims prosecutors are hiding evidence that could exonerate Loughlin.
5 months ago
Lori Loughlin's defense team accuses prosecutors of hiding evidence
6 months ago

Mother charged in college bribery case pleads guilty

A California woman accused of paying a company $9,000 to take online classes for her son at Georgetown University has pleaded guilty
6 months ago
Mother charged in college bribery case to plead guilty
6 months ago

Lori Loughlin, husband rejected 'legitimate approach' to get daughter into USC: Prosecutors

Loughlin and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, have pleaded not guilty.
6 months ago
New details released in 'Varsity Blues' scam
6 months ago

New details released in 'Varsity Blues' scam

Lori Loughlin and her fashion-designer husband rejected a "legitimate approach" to help one of their daughters get into USC.
6 months ago
New details released in 'Varsity Blues' scam
6 months ago

Lori Loughlin reportedly hires prison expert ahead of possible sentence

The charges against the actress in the so-called Varsity Blues scandal have reportedly been weighing heavy on her.
6 months ago
Lori Loughlin reportedly hires prison expert ahead of possible sentence
7 months ago

Lori Loughlin's daughter Olivia Jade posts 1st makeup tutorial amid parents' legal battle

Lori Loughlin's daughter Olivia Jade posts first makeup tutorial amidst parents' legal battle.
7 months ago
Olivia Jade posts 'Everyday Routine' amidst parents' college admissions case
7 months ago
Lori Loughlin claims feds concealing evidence clearing her in college entrance scam
7 months ago

Lori Loughlin accuses prosecutors of withholding evidence in 'Varsity Blues' case

The actress’ lawyers filed new court documents as they fight the charges against them.
7 months ago
Lori Loughlin accuses prosecutors of withholding evidence in 'Varsity Blues' case
7 months ago

Lori Loughlin fights back in the college admissions scandal

The actress has revealed part of her defense strategy, saying that prosecutors are withholding evidence that would help clear her of paying bribes.
7 months ago
Lori Loughlin fights back in the college admissions scandal
7 months ago

'Varsity Blues' ringleader tried recruiting 7 Stanford coaches

One coach from the university ended up pleading guilty for a role in "Operation Varsity Blues."
7 months ago
'Varsity Blues' ringleader tried recruiting 7 Stanford coaches
7 months ago

'Varsity Blues' ringleader tried to recruit 7 Stanford coaches: Investigation

The university will adopt recommendations to safeguard against fraudulent admissions.
7 months ago
'Varsity Blues' ringleader tried to recruit 7 Stanford coaches: Investigation
7 months ago

Lori Loughlin's daughter returns to YouTube channel after parents arrest

Olivia Jade Gianulli appeared on her channel for the first time in nearly nine months since her parents were ensnared in the college admissions scandal.
7 months ago
Lori Loughlin's daughter returns to YouTube channel after parents arrest
7 months ago

Daughter in admissions scandal returns to YouTube channel

The social media star posted her first video since her parents' arrest.
7 months ago
8 months ago

Judge has blunt response to guilty parents in college admissions scandal

Court documents revealed a federal judge said other guilty persons in the college admissions scandal "need to pay a substantial and conspicuous price for such unconscionable conduct."
8 months ago
Judge has blunt response to guilty parents in college admissions scandal
8 months ago

Lori Loughlin concerned after parent sentenced pleads guilty

New developments in the "Varsity Blues" case gives longest sentence to a parent who plead guilty.
8 months ago
Lori Loughlin concerned after parent sentenced pleads guilty
8 months ago

USC parent sentenced to 6 months in prison for college admissions scandal

Toby Macfarlane received the longest prison term to date in the Varsity Blues scandal after he admitted to paying $450K in bribes to get two of his kids into USC.
8 months ago
USC parent sentenced to 6 months in prison for college admissions scandal
8 months ago

Former California school administrator pleads guilty in college admission scandal

Igor Dvorskiy, a former Southern California private school director has agreed to plea guilty in cooperation with the government for his role in the college scandal.
8 months ago
Former administrator pleads guilty in college admission scandal
8 months ago

Lori Loughlin pleads not guilty to new federal charge

The actress and her husband are facing several charges tied to the college admissions scam, and each could face 20 years in prison if convicted.
8 months ago
Lori Loughlin pleads not guilty to new federal charge
8 months ago

Lori Loughlin says she's not guilty of new charge in Varsity Blues case

Lori Loughlin pleaded not guilty to new charges in the Varsity Blues college admission case.
8 months ago
Lori Loughlin says she's not guilty of new charge in college admissions case
8 months ago

Lori Loughlin's family described as 'in chaos' in new report

Plus, Loughlin’s "Fuller House" co-star Bob Saget described his continued support of Loughlin to Fox News, saying, "I don’t cut people out."
8 months ago
Lori Loughlin's family 'in chaos': Report
8 months ago

Former surfing executive gets 2 months in prison

A former California business executive has been sentenced to two months in prison for paying $250,000 to get his son into the University of Southern California as a fake volleyball recruit
8 months ago
Former surfing executive to be sentenced in admissions case
9 months ago

Actress Felicity Huffman serves 11 days of 14-day sentence

The low-security California facility said the early exit was standard procedure for prisoners set to be released on a weekend.
9 months ago
Actress Felicity Huffman serves 11 days of 14-day sentence
9 months ago

Felicity Huffman released from prison

She served 11 days of an initial 14-day sentence.
9 months ago
Felicity Huffman released from prison
9 months ago

Felicity Huffman released from prison after stint for college admissions scandal

Actress Felicity Huffman was released from prison Friday after serving time for her involvement in the college admissions scandal.
9 months ago
Felicity Huffman released from prison after stint for college admissions scandal