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Tue Apr 16, 2019, 03:26 PM

Prosecutors plan to seek up to 10 months in jail for actress Felicity Huffman

Source: CNN



(CNN) Prosecutors plan to seek a sentence of four to ten months' jail time for actress Felicity Huffman for her role in the college admissions scandal, a law enforcement source with knowledge of the investigation said.

Huffman was among 13 parents who pleaded guilty last week to a charge of conspiracy to commit fraud. A total of 33 parents, including the "Desperate Housewives" star, have been accused of using their wealth to cheat on standardized tests for their children, and bribe college administrators and coaches who had clout when it came to admissions.

Prosecutors' decision to seek four to ten months had nothing to do with Huffman's public apology, the source said.
Ultimately, a federal judge will have the final say on Huffman's sentence.

Huffman is due back in court on May 21 for a sentencing hearing.

Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2019/04/16/us/felicity-huffman-sentencing/index.html

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Reply Prosecutors plan to seek up to 10 months in jail for actress Felicity Huffman (Original post)
BumRushDaShow Apr 2019 OP
customerserviceguy Apr 2019 #1
BumRushDaShow Apr 2019 #2
customerserviceguy Apr 2019 #3
mitch96 Apr 2019 #8
BumRushDaShow Apr 2019 #9
Blue_Tires Apr 2019 #4
BumRushDaShow Apr 2019 #6
smirkymonkey Apr 2019 #7
jmowreader Apr 2019 #11
More_Cowbell Apr 2019 #5
JI7 Apr 2019 #10

Response to BumRushDaShow (Original post)

Tue Apr 16, 2019, 03:32 PM

1. It'll be

house arrest, er, make that "mansion arrest" and a few years of probation, along with a fine that will not be onerous for someone in her position.

Count on it.

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Response to customerserviceguy (Reply #1)

Tue Apr 16, 2019, 03:34 PM

2. Or just probation with tons of hours of

" Community Service™ ".

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Response to BumRushDaShow (Reply #2)

Tue Apr 16, 2019, 03:38 PM

3. Oh, yeah

forgot the "community service" part, and that won't be picking up trash in public parks, either. Probably more like organizing fundraisers for some yuppie "charity".

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Response to BumRushDaShow (Reply #2)

Tue Apr 16, 2019, 08:14 PM

8. "Tons of hours of community service"

That she will pay someone else to do for her..... me thinks She will get off lightly
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Response to mitch96 (Reply #8)

Tue Apr 16, 2019, 08:16 PM

9. Or....

she can just show up in some "inner city" classroom and expound on what life is like not where those children live.

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Response to BumRushDaShow (Original post)

Tue Apr 16, 2019, 04:03 PM

4. Why aren't any of these administrators getting jail time?

I'm just trying to figure out why Huffman is the lightning rod here... I'm all in favor of her getting what's coming to her, but let's be frank here -- A bunch of high-ranking administrative staff at dozens of America's top universities openly let it be known through back channels that they were "Open for Business"... Why doesn't this prosecution start with THEM?

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Response to Blue_Tires (Reply #4)

Tue Apr 16, 2019, 04:14 PM

6. I think the schools are just getting started with their investigations

This will probably go on for a long time.

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Response to Blue_Tires (Reply #4)

Tue Apr 16, 2019, 04:17 PM

7. Not only that, but its been going on for ages.

So why now are they treating it practically like it's a capital offense. They should receive punishment, but it really irks me how much attention the media focuses on these cases and basically ignores all the crime and corruption going on in the White House. Their priorities are so out of whack.

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Response to Blue_Tires (Reply #4)

Tue Apr 16, 2019, 09:15 PM

11. Loughlin and her Trumpista husband will get whacked the hardest

They paid the biggest bribes ($500k), have pled Not Guilty (the rest of them have pled Guilty and are trying to cut deals) and act like they've done nothing wrong. They're looking at 40 years in federal prison, and stand a good chance of getting it.

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Response to BumRushDaShow (Original post)

Tue Apr 16, 2019, 04:13 PM

5. Her husband William H. Macy got so lucky

There are only communications from her about their older daughter where they actually did it, but he's all over the communications about the younger one. They ultimately decided that the fraud wouldn't work with her because she'd insist on taking the test over and over.

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Response to More_Cowbell (Reply #5)

Tue Apr 16, 2019, 08:31 PM

10. did their kids know what they were doing?

 

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