“On Tuesday, in a bonkers news story that sounded more like a Desperate Housewives story line than anything else, Felicity Huffman was one of 50 people implicated in the largest-ever college-admissions scam prosecuted by the Justice Department.
“According to unsealed court documents in Boston, Huffman allegedly paid $15,000 to get one of her daughters additional time on the SATs and have a proctor covertly correct her answers.
“The actress was taken into custody on Tuesday, before a judge agreed to release her on a $250,000 bond.
“But curiously, Huffman’s husband, Oscar-nominated actor William H. Macy, was not charged by the Justice Department—in spite of the fact that he also allegedly took part in the scheme, speaking with Huffman and William “Rick” Singer, a college-admissions adviser and the alleged mastermind of the $25 million scam, during a recorded call in December that is transcribed in the Justice Department’s criminal complaint.”
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