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UPDATE: Lori Loughlin’s Bond Set at $1 Million in Bribery Scam Indictment

March 13, 2019 | Posted by Jeffrey Harris
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UPDATE: TMZ reports that Lori Laughlin’s bond has been set at $1 million after she surrenders to authorities earlier today on charges of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud. The site notes that Laughlin’s bond was similar to that of her husband Mossimo Gianulli, in that she was allowed to put their home up as collateral to get the bond.

Laughlin is allowed to travel to Vancouver and British Columbia, where she films projects for Hallmark Channel, for work. She will be allowed to travel there until her contracted work is completed in December, at which time she will have to surrender her passport. Laughlin is also being ordered to avoid contact with other suspects and witnesses except her husband and daughters. She has a hearing set for March 29th in federal court along with Gianulli and Felicity Huffman.

ORIGINAL: As previously reported, Lori Loughlin of Full House and Fuller House fame was indicted along with 48 other people in a major bribery scam in which parents tried to buy their kids into elite universities. TMZ reports that Lori Loughlin has surrendered herself to federal authorities in Los Angeles, California.

Per the report, Loughlin made prior arrangements to meet with FBI Agents today to surrender. The FBI arrived at her home on Tuesday (March 12) this week, but she was not there due to a production shoot in Vancouver. Agents then arrested her husband Mossimo Giannulli, who was indicted in the bribery scam as well. Arrangements were made with Lori’s team that she turn herself in when she returns to Los Angeles.

Loughlin was then scheduled to be taken to a federal building to be processed by federal marshals. She was among 50 people indicted for conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud, including Felicity Huffman. Loughlin and her husband allegedly paid $500,000 to have their daughters become recruits for USC’s crew team, despite them not actually playing the sport.

Huffman was also arrested this week in Los Angeles. Giannulli and Huffman were both released later Tuesday night.

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