'Guns Drawn' By FBI During Dramatic Hollywood Arrest
Sources claim 'Desperate Housewives' star Felicity Huffman was arrested at her home by seven agents with guns drawn.
According to TMZ, Huffman was woken up on Tuesday morning at around 6am by seven FBI agents, with their weapons drawn.
A source told TMZ that Huffman knew the arrest was "looming", but authorities did not give her the opportunity to surrender.
Another high-profile name caught-up in the massive college entrance scandal, Full House's Lori Loughlin, was reportedly seeking "safe passage" to Los Angeles, flying from Canada to turn herself in.
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Her husband Mossimo Giannulli, the founder of the Mossimo clothing brand, was already in custody.
After the scandal broke and Loughlin was charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud the actor wiped her social media accounts. Unfortunately for her YouTube and social media influencer daughter Olivia Jade (19), removing her social media presence wasn't an option.
Following the news that her admission to the University of Southern California was a result of her parents allegedly paying $500,000 for her and her sister's admission, tweets, sponsored Instagram posts and old YouTube videos where she joked about "not being interested in school".
Huffman allegedly made a contribution of $15,000 in an exam-cheating scheme where her daughter was certified as having a learning disability, given extra time to take her exams and had a paid proctor correct answers on the test.
Key documents released showed Huffman's daughter's high school threw a spanner in the works when a counsellor told the Oscar nominee she would proctor the exam herself rather. Huffman emailed a cooperating witness, "Ruh Ro! Looks like [my daughter's school] wants to provide own proctor."
Other details from the documents indicated that some parents used photoshop in an attempt to make their children look like they participated in sports, or grossly exaggerated their heights to appear more sporting.
While Mossimo, Loughlin and Huffman have been indicted, Huffman's husband William H Macy was not charged.
Huffman's bond was set for $250,000 while Mossimo's was set at $1 million. Both have handed over their passports to the court ahead of their next court date later this month.
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