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Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman Appear in Court Following the College Admissions Scandal

Both actresses are facing charges after their alleged involvement in the fraud.
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In March 2019, the largest ever college admissions scandal broke implicating over 50 parents in a scheme involving William Rick Singer, a college admissions consultant. Singer allegedly arranged to have students fraudulently admitted into prestigious colleges by either falsifying standardized test scores or purporting them to have athletic involvement.

Among the many indicted on charges related to the scandal are actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, who both utilized Singer's services. Both women appeared at federal court in Boston on Wednesday, April 3, related to their charges in the case. See photos from their appearances, as well as the court sightings of other notable individuals in the scandal.

LORI LOUGHLIN


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Loughlin appeared at the federal court in Boston on Wednesday, April 3. She is accused of allegedly paying $500,000 to have her daughters fraudulently admitted into the University of Southern California as crew team recruits.

FELICITY HUFFMAN


Huffman appeared in Federal Court on Wednesday, April 3, where she is facing charges for allegedly conspiring to commit mail fraud and other charges related to the scandal.

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WILLIAM "RICK" SINGER


The ringleader of the college admissions scandal, William "Rick" Singer, was one of fifty people who were arrested (including 33 parents) for his alleged involvement in a $25 million scheme to fraudulently admit students into colleges in US.

ALI KHOSROSHAHIN


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Khosroshahin was the head coach of the women's soccer team at the University of Southern California. He is among a dozen athletic coaches who have been accused in the college admissions scandal. He was indicted on allegations that he fabricated athletic profiles for prospective students.

MARCIA ABBOTT (AND GREGORY ABBOT)


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Marcia and Gregory Abbott (not pictured) are among the parents accused of paying William Singer to have their children falsely certified as athletic recruits or facilitate cheating on the SAT and ACT exam. It is alleged that they gave William singer upwards of $125,000 to have a proctor doctor their child's SAT and ACT scores.

ELISABETH AND THOMAS KIMMEL


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Elisabeth and Thomas Kimmel are among the 50 defendants in the case that alleges that William Rick Singer facilitated a fraudulent scheme to admit students into prominent colleges. It is alleged that the couple paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to coaches and education officials to ensure that their daughter would be accepted into Georgetown University.

MICHELLE JANAVS


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Janavs, a resident of Newport, CA, whose family has a prominent food manufacturing business, is accused of paying $100,000 for William Singer to help her daughter cheat on the ACT and be admitted into USC as a volleyball player. She allegedly also paid $50,000 for another daughter to cheat on a standardized test.

ROBERT FLAXMAN


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The founder of the Costa Mesa-based Crown Realty & Development is accused of allegedly paying $250,000 to get a child recruited as an athlete to the University of San Diego and $75,000 to help another one of his children cheat on the ACT.

This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com.
* Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors.

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