New York: Hollywood actress Felicity Huffman is arrested this morning by law enforcement for her involvement in a bribery scheme to get her and William H. Macy’s daughter into elite colleges. The actress has confessed to the crime of bribing a daughter to enroll in a prestigious university.
In the college bribery scandal, names of many wealthy American parents have come up with the former Desperate Housewives’ actress. There is a provision of 20 years’ imprisonment for a crime and a fine of $ 250,000.
Felicity Huffman confessed his crime by filling his eyes in front of Federal Judge Indira Talwani in Boston. He also agreed to give $ 15,000 (more than 10 lakh 50 thousand) to increase his number in the entrance examination of SAT College for the sake of his daughter’s admission.
About 50 people have been charged in the admission process. CEOs and key law firms have admitted their crimes until now, including 10 associates. These include five guardians also.
Officials said William “Rick” Singer, who was the mastermind in the matter to pay a bribe to teachers and university officials, was paid $ 2.5 million. He has also accepted his offence and is supporting officials in the investigation.