Felicity Huffman has better lawyers than Lori Loughlin. It probably helps that Felicity understood the gravity of the FBI arresting her at dawn on federal charges in the college-admissions scam. Felicity was one of many parents who paid Rick Singer to cheat. Felicity wanted her daughters’ SAT scores to be faked somehow. So Felicity was caught and she was looking at years in prison. She was offered a deal. She took it immediately, with her lawyers’ advice. She confessed, pleaded guilty and publicly apologized. And now it looks like the most prison time she would have to do is… ONE MONTH?
Felicity Huffman’s about to dodge a huge bullet in the college admissions bribery scandal … that is, if the judge follows federal prosecutors’ recommendation. The U.S. Attorney filed docs Friday saying the actress should do one month in federal prison and pay $20,000 in fines. That’s a great deal for Felicity because, back in May, prosecutors were recommending she do somewhere between 4 to 10 months in prison.
As for why the feds softened, prosecutors say in docs, “Some period of incarceration is the only meaningful sanction for these crimes. …read more