Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli could face a minimum of two years in prison – if they cop a deal in the widespread college cheating scandal, according to a report on Tuesday.
The couple is among the slew of parents Prosecutors gave the allegedly crooked parents the same ultimatum – take a deal or potentially face extra charges, like money laundering, from a federal grand jury.
The plea-deal sentences are determined, in part, by the amount of bribes paid and acceptance of responsibility – and prosecutors are said to be accepting pleas that call for prison time.
Loughlin, the former star of "Full House," and Giannulli are accused of paying $ 500,000 in bribes to get their decidedly unathletic daughters, Olivia Jade and Isabella Rose, in the University of Southern California as rowing recruits.
The amount of bribes they allegedly paid raises the couple's minimum sentence to two to two and a half years behind bars
"Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman – who was charged with paying a college fixer at least $ 15,000 to fudge the answers on her daughter's SAT test – announced Monday that she would plead guilty to charges and apologized for her role in the
Huffman could serve as little as four months in jail, TMZ said.