It shocked the nation when television star Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband Mossimo Giannulli were implicated in Operation Varsity Blues, the sweeping Justice Department investigation into a plot to bribe students’ way into prestigious universities. Loughlin and her husband plead guilty to paying $500,000 to get their daughters into USC and this week learned their sentence.
Court TV’s Ted Rowlands has a full report about the proceedings. Was prosecuting this case a proper use of resources though? Former Federal Prosecutor Michael T. Sterling thinks so and will make his case to host Vinnie Politan, who will also explain the key difference between federal prosecutors and their state counterparts.
To learn more about the sentencing of Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli, click here.
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