Actress Lori Loughlin arrived at a federal courthouse in Boston on Wednesday. She is accused of paying a six-figure sum to have her daughter labeled as recruits to the University of Southern California crew team. (April 3)
Lori Loughlin plans to fight the charges against her in the college-admissions bribery case.
On Monday, the “Full House” actress and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, filed federal court documents saying they plan to waive their right to appear in court for an arraignment and plead not guilty.
Several other indicted parents have also entered not-guilty pleas.
Loughlin and Giannulli are accused of paying $500,000 in bribes so that their non-athlete daughters could be designated as rowing recruits, easing their admission to the University of Southern California.
The couple has not commented publicly on the charges.
Last week, Fellow actress Felicity Huffman and 12 other parents agreed to plead guilty, avoiding the additional charge of money laundering.
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