Sometime ago,Nollywood actress Felicity Huffman was indicated in a case of bribery in connection to her daughther’s University admission.just yesterday she and a dozen other parents,plead guilty to using bribery to get their kids into prestigious Universities.
The 56 years-old actress best known for her role on the “Desperate Housewives” series agreed to have given bribe to the turn of $15,ooo in order to secure better scores on the SAT college examination for her eldest daughter,to enable her gain admission .
This was disclosed by the Massachusetts Department of justice in a statement.
The Massachusetts Department of Justice said that in addition to Huffman, another dozen parents charged in the case had also agreed to plead guilty.
Another well-known Hollywood actress Lori Loughlin, known for her role on “Full House,” was also mentioned in the matter,though she didn’t enter a plea like Huffman and other parents.
The Chief perpetrator in the scam William “Rick” Singer,was bribed by parents,who doled out a total whopping sum of $25 million dollars to him so he can also bribe coaches and university administrators, pleaded guilty and is cooperating with authorities.
The actresses were the most famous of the 50 parents indicted in a scam to help their children gain admission into the American “elites” top US colleges.
Other parents involved were also highly placed individuals like CEOs or partners in major law firms.