Felicity Huffman was noticed for the primary time since she was arrested for her alleged involvement in a nationwide faculty admissions rip-off.
Huffman, 56, left a Los Angeles courthouse on Tuesday, March 12, shortly after she was launched on $250,000 bond. She wore a navy blue sweater, loose-fitting black pants and sneakers as she exited the constructing after spending a number of hours in custody. She was ordered by a choose to not converse to anybody concerned within the case and needed to give up her passport. Her husband, William H. Macy, was current for the listening to.
The Determined Housewives alum was reportedly taken into custody by seven armed FBI brokers at 6 a.m. on Tuesday. Her arrest got here after court docket paperwork obtained by ABC Information alleged that she “made a purported charitable contribution of $15,000 … to take part within the faculty entrance examination dishonest scandal on behalf of her eldest daughter,” Sofia, 18.
The Cake actress additionally allegedly “made preparations to pursue the scheme for a second time” to assist her youthful daughter, Georgia, 16, get right into a prestigious college, however determined “not to take action.”
Lori Loughlin and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, have been additionally indicted in reference to the school admissions scheme. The pair — who share daughters Bella, 20, and Olivia, 19 — allegedly “agreed to pay bribes totaling $500,000 in trade for having their two daughters designated as recruits to the USC crew group — even supposing they didn’t take part in crew — thereby facilitating their admission to USC,” in accordance with court docket paperwork. Each of their kids presently attend the College of Southern California.
Laura Eimiller, the FBI’s Los Angeles Public Affairs specialist, beforehand confirmed that Giannulli, 55, was additionally arrested on Tuesday for his alleged participation within the crime. A warrant for Loughlin’s arrest was issued that very same day, however she was overseas on the time and subsequently wasn’t instantly taken into custody. She is anticipated to give up on Wednesday, March 13.