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Prosecutors want Felicity Huffman to serve prison time plus fine, for college admissions scandal – Actress is appealing for a year’s probation

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Feds want reality TV star Felicity Huffman behind bars for being part of college admissions racket
Prosecutors want the actress to serve a month in prison for attempting to bribe her daughter’s college admissions
Pay fine of $20,000 for her involvement in the college admissions bribery scandal
Attorneys for lawyers for Huffman, 56, appealed for a one-year term of probation
Claim their client’s actions were “completely out of character”

But lawyers for the 56-year-old actress appealed for a one-year term of probation — saying her actions were “completely out of character.”
“Huffmann’s decision to cheat was deliberate and knowing,” prosecutors wrote in the sentencing submission filed in US District Court on Friday.
“Huffmann’s notes also show that she knew what she was doing was wrong, and she conspired with Singer to avoid arousing suspicion,” the document read.
The “Desperate Housewives” actress is set to be sentenced in the infamous case on Sept. 13 in Boston.

Felicity Huffman (L) and William H. Macy 1Felicity Huffman [left] and her husband William H. Macy have been accused of paying $15,000 for her daughter’s SAT answers to be corrected as part of a college-admission cheating scam 

The embattled reality TV star  Felicity Huffman and husband William H. Macy have been embroiled in the college SAT cheating scandal.
Huffman is accused of paying $15,000 for her daughter’s SAT answers to be corrected as part of a college-admission cheating ring masterminded by Rick Singer.
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In their sentencing submission, Huffman’s lawyers said their client was “remorseful — indeed, deeply ashamed — about what she did.”
They denied Huffman wanted to falsify her daughter’s SAT scores and instead blamed her behavior on the poor resources at her daughter’s Los Angeles high school.
“The public high school her daughter Sophia attended, had limited college counseling resources,” Huffman’s lawyers wrote, claiming Singer was recommended as “one of the best college counselors in California.”
Reality TV star Lori Huffman seen [right] with husband Macy and daughters Georgia and Sofia at the Golden Globes, allegedly paid a $15,000 ‘charitable contribution to participate in the college entrance exam cheating scheme on behalf of her eldest daughter’

In a deal with prosecutors, Huffmann pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud.

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