“Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman was sentenced to 14 days in prison for paying $15,000 to rig her daughter’s SAT scores in the college admissions scandal that has ensnared dozens of wealthy and well-connected parents. Huffman, 56, was the first of 34 parents to be sentenced.
Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to sentence actress Felicity Huffman to a month behind bars for her role in a college admissions bribery scheme. Earlier, prosecutors had calculated that sentencing guidelines called for four to 10 months of incarceration.
Prosecutors recommended four months in prison for “Desperate Housewives” actress Felicity Huffman when she is sentenced next week. A former Stanford University sailing coach has avoided prison time in the case.
Defenders of former White House counsel Gregory Craig charged after his acquittal that the prosecution was a response to President Trump’s criticism that the Mueller probe was biased against his administration. “It’s a disgrace,” said Craig’s attorney. “I’m glad it’s over.”
The grand jury indictment against Anthony Levandowski accuses him of theft and attempted theft of trade secrets after he allegedly downloaded thousands of files from the technology giant before joining Uber to lead its robot-car team.
The arrests ended an elaborate internet scam that targeted businesses, the elderly and anyone susceptible to a “romance scam.” The Justice Department said it was one of the largest such cases in U.S. history.
Craig faces federal charges of lying to the Justice Department to avoid registering as a foreign agent. His defense contends that news reports about former special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe will taint the jury.
Massive street demonstrations fueled by social media have tumbled Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló from power. But no one is sure what comes next, as officials struggle to deal with allegations of widespread corruption. Here’s TCR’s eyewitness account, with videos and a photo gallery.
Colleen Eren, author of a book on the admitted mastermind of the largest Ponzi scheme in history, believes Bernie Madoff, a decade into his 150-year jail term, intends to make a “long-shot case for ‘meritorious service rendered to the government.'”