Admission scandal: US sends popular actress to prison




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U S actress Felicity Huffman has been  sentence to 14 days behind bars by a judge at Boston Criminal Court on Friday.

The actress who was charged with college admissions scandal in the US, pleading guilty to a single count of conspiracy and fraud in May.

Huffman admitted to paying an admissions consultant $15,000 (£12,000) to have an invigilator correct her daughter Sofia’s SAT exam answers in 2017.

She’s also been ordered to pay a $30,000 fine, complete one year of supervised release and 250 hours of community service.

TMZ reports that she said: “I am deeply sorry to the students, parents, colleges and universities impacted by my actions.

“I have inflicted more damage [on her daughter] than I could’ve ever imagined.”

She added: “I was frightened, I was stupid and I was so wrong. I am deeply ashamed of what I have done.”




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