Desperate Housewives actress Felicity Huffman has been arrested by the American police as they uncovered, what is being called, the biggest college admissions scam in the US. As per a report by TMZ, she is currently in custody. The police have charged around 50 people who were a part of this scam, paying copious amounts of money to secure a seat in Ivy league colleges for their kids. The list of names also includes celebrities and Felicity is only one of them. The actress has featured in the hit TV show Desperate Housewives. Read on to find out the names of other celebs on the list. Shahrukh Khan, Other Bollywood Actors Issued Notice by Cyberabad Police in Multi-Crore Qnet Scam.
As per a report by the New York Times, police cracked down on wealthy and influential parents who bribed in millions of dollars to secure seats in schools like Yale and the University of Southern California. Athletic coaches and exam administrators have been accused of fabricating students’ achievements for easier admissions. The NYT was able to access the list including 50 names.
The report reveals that Full House and 90210 actress, Lori Loughlin, has also been charged by the police. The reports don't reveal if she is custody or not. Her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, has also been charged.
Here’s the full list, as per The New York Times:
I-Hsin “Joey” Chen
Agustin Huneeus, Jr.
Peter Jan Sartorio
William Rick Singer
More information is yet to surface on the alleged cheating scandal. The lawyers of the actresses are also yet to comment. We will be closely following the development in the case. Stay tuned.