Actress Lori Loughlin, front, and husband, clothing designer Mossimo Giannulli, left, depart federal court in Boston after facing charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal, on April 3, 2019.
Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli leaving federal court in Boston.
They had previously been charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud, but had an added charge of money laundering added after not accepting a plea deal.
Several other parents who were indicted alongside Loughlin and Giannulli last week have also filed court documents entering not guilty pleas.
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Huffman was among 13 parents who have agreed to plead guilty to lesser charges.
Loughlin has been criticized for seemingly not taking the indictment as seriously as others.
Huffman and her husband, actor William H. Macy, later made arrangements to pursue the scheme a second time, for her younger daughter, before deciding not to do so, court documents allege.
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Loughlin was followed by autograph seekers while awaiting the court hearing at the J. Joseph Moakley Courthouse in the Seaport and smiled and waved to some fans as she walked into the building via metal barricades set up by court security personnel.