The Fuller House star was released on a $1 million bond on Wednesday, ET has learned, after being taken into Federal Bureau of Investigation custody earlier in the day for her alleged involvement in a college bribery scam involving dozens of people, including Loughlin's husband, Mossimo Giannulli.
Fuller House star Louglin, and her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, reportedly paid bribes totaling $500,000 to get her daughter into USC as a member of the crew team, according to the court docs.
At the center is a man named William Rick Singer, who ran a company called Edge College and Career Network, and who faces up to 65 years behind bars for various charges of fraud. She has lately become the queen of the Hallmark Channel with her holiday movies and the series "When Calls the Heart".
The actress appeared emotionally drained as she was photographed leaving a Downtown Los Angeles courthouse late Tuesday flanked by officers.
She was released after posting $1 million bond.
"The parents charged today, despite already being able to give their children every advantage in the college admissions game, instead chose to corrupt and illegally manipulate the system", U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling of the district of ma said at a news conference.
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The elaborate scheme involved bribing the administrators of college entrance tests to allow a child's wrong answers to be corrected and bribing university athletic coaches to attest a child was a gifted athlete even if he or she was anything but.
A Florida prep school administrator has been suspended from his school after he was accused of taking college admissions tests for students as part of a scheme in which wealthy parents bribed coaches and others to get their children into elite universities.
Actress Lori Loughlin turned herself in on Wednesday to authorities, one day after federal officials accused the actress and her husband of being involved in a major bribery scheme involving parents using bribes to help their children gain entry into elite colleges without merit.
It was unclear how many children benefited from the scheme, though investigators said more parents and coaches may yet be charged.
Prosecutors said it was up to the universities what to do with students admitted through cheating.
According to federal agents, Huffman and Macy also began arrangements for their younger daughter, Georgia, to cheat on the SAT in the same manner, "but ultimately decided not to".
The Justice Department has published the full list of those who have been indicted on charges ranging from conspiracy to commit racketeering to mail fraud and obstruction of justice. Macy was mentioned in the case but not charged. Court documents say Vavic was paid $250,000 and designated two students as recruits for his team to facilitate their admission.