Laurie Loughlin will not get out of the college admissions scandal with a lenient 14-day jail term that Felicity Huffman received. There is a big reason for her punishment to be far harsher.
Actresses Felicity Huffman 56 and Laurie Loglin 55 took many different approaches after being arrested in March for their roles in Operation Varsity Blues. The star of the former desperate wife pleaded guilty and received a light 14-day sentence to pay a proctologist $ 15,000 for her daughter's SAT doctor with 400 points higher. Laurie, on the other hand, pleads with an accuser who is not guilty of paying $ 500,000 to the college for the admission scandal of Rick Singer to bring his two daughters to the United States. as athletic recruits by bribing coaches. As a result, she faces a harsher sentence if found guilty.
"Conviction is largely determined by the guidelines of the Federal sentence. The amount of money involved in a fraud case has a significant impact on the sentence offered. For example, Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty to spending $ 1
Lori and her husband Mosimo Januli 56, have raised additional money laundering charges against their fraud charges when they are found guilty. If they go through probation and "If Lori and Mosimo are convinced that the evidence will exonerate them and they are ready to take the risk of going to court, well for them. I have no evidence. There is almost always a higher sentence after the trial. than before because judges usually reward defendants for having a and took responsibility for their actions. "
The federal prosecutor in the Lori case has already said that he is seeking a more severe sentence for Lori than he is for Felicity." If she is convicted, I do not think that I am giving away any state secrets, "I say we will probably ask for a higher sentence for her than we did for Felicity Huffman," said US Attorney General Andrew Lelling during a statement on WCVB-5 Boston & # 39; s On the Record. "I can't tell you exactly what that would be. The longer the case goes on, let's say it goes to trial, if it's after a trial, I think we would certainly want something significantly higher. If he settles his case before trial, something a little lower than that. It's hard to say at this point.