Lori Loughlin‘s attorneys have filed a motion to dismiss her criminal case in the college admissions scandal based on the actress’ claim that the FBI told Rick Singer to lie about Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli‘s knowledge of bribes being paid.

Loughlin, 55, and Giannulli, 56, were charged in October with one count each of conspiracy to commit federal programs bribery in addition to charges of money laundering conspiracy, conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud and honest services mail and wire fraud. They have both pled not guilty.

In the memo, filed on March 25, the defendants allege that “the Government belatedly disclosed Singer’s contemporaneous written notes revealing that those recordings were a sham carefully engineered by government agents in an effort to ‘entrap’ Defendants and ‘nail’ them ‘at all costs.’”

“The Government’s extraordinary misconduct warrants extraordinary relief. The facts known so far justify dismissal of the indictment,” the memo, obtained by PEOPLE Thursday, says. “At a minimum, the Court should order suppression of the tainted recordings.”

“Suppression is essential because the recordings are highly inflammatory, prejudicial, and deliberately misleading—especially in light of Singer’s other statements to Defendants and the Government that the payments were not …read more


Source:: People.com

      

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