Felicity Huffman Serves Sentence For College Scam In Bay Area

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October 16, 2019 - 12:09 pm
Felicity Huffman and husband William Macy exit John Moakley U.S. Courthouse where Huffman received a 14 day sentence for her role in the college admissions scandal on September 13, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Actress Felicity Huffman is serving her 14-day sentence for taking part in a college admissions scandal at the Federal Correctional Institution in Dublin in the East Bay. 

Huffman reported to the low-security facility in Alameda County on Tuesday morning.

Forbes added the prison to its list in 2009 of “America’s 10 Cushiest Prisons." It has also been referred to as "Club Fed," according to the Associated Press

She had pleaded guilty in May to paying $15,000 to Rick Singer, an admissions consultant to falsify her daughter's SAT scores

A total of 51 people have been charged for varying alleged cases of misconduct, including paying for impostorts to take SAT tests and bribing officials at prestigious universities to help their children be admitted.