Felicity Huffman Sentenced to 14 days

Jessica Volz, Reporter

Felicity Huffman was sentenced to 14 days in prison after pleading guilty to the largest conspiracy college scandal.

According to the Department of Justice, Huffman was sentenced on Sept. 13 at 2:30 p.m. by Judge Talwani in Boston. She pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud. Reality-TV’s desperate housewife received 14 days in prison, one year of parole, and a $30,000 fine. 

In Felicity Huffman’s plea agreement, the U.S. Department of Justice suggests her sentencing be one month in prison, one year of parole with a lesser fine of  $20,000.

The maximum sentence for conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud is a 20 year sentence with 3 years of parole and a fine of $250,000, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

Huffman was the first of many to be sentenced following allegations and charges that took place in the wake of the “Varsity Blues” college admissions scandal.


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