Felicity Huffman pleads guilty to “corruption” and risk prison

The american actress, Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty Monday 13 may 2019 to have paid bribes in order to facilitate the entry of his daughter in a prestigious university, which will allow him to avoid a trial in the media. Known mainly for his role in the series Desperate Housewives, this mother of a family could escape from the prison farm. The prosecutor has requested against it four months in prison. A requisition, well below the maximum sentence to which it is exposed : twenty years of prison and 250 000 dollars of fine. The judge will rule on the award of Felicity Huffman on 13 September. Remember, that it is not required to follow the request of the prosecutor and the sentence of the actress could be increased.

The unforgettable Lynette Scavo has agreed to plead guilty of criminal association with a view to transferring funds in a fraudulent purpose. In tears, she explained that she was “ashamed” of his actions. Felicity Huffman has admitted Monday that he paid $ 15,000 to a company specializing in the preparation of the exams for the results of her eldest daughter, Sophia, to be falsified.

In all, fifty people were prosecuted in this file of corruption intended to facilitate the entry into prestigious universities. Unlike Felicity Huffman, Lori Loughlin, who is accused of the same facts, preferred to plead not guilty. The actress of The house Party and her husband are also charged with money laundering and face up to forty years in prison.