Latest Felicity Huffman News

Co-stars say Huffman remorseful for role in college case

Jul. 20, 2019 2:12 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Felicity Huffman's co-stars in a new Netflix movie say they found her remorseful about her role in a college admissions scandal. Actress Angela Bassett said Huffman appears ready to take whatever steps are necessary in her case. Patricia Arquette said she believes Huffman feels terrible...

Another parent charged in college admission bribery scam

Jun. 28, 2019 3:02 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A man who authorities say paid $250,000 to get his son into the University of Southern California as a fake volleyball recruit became the 51st person charged in the sweeping college admissions bribery scheme. Jeffrey Bizzack, 59, has agreed to plead guilty to a fraud conspiracy charge,...

14th parent pleads guilty in college bribery scheme

Jun. 21, 2019 1:23 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A former insurance executive from California is the 14th parent to plead guilty to participating in the nationwide college admissions bribery scheme. Authorities say Toby MacFarlane paid $450,000 to get his children admitted to the University of Southern California as fake athletic recruits....

Ex-Stanford coach avoids prison time in college bribery scam

Jun. 12, 2019 6:06 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A former head sailing coach at Stanford avoided prison time when a judge sentenced him Wednesday for his role in a sweeping college admissions scam at elite U.S. universities. John Vandemoer is the first person to be sentenced in the case that exposed the lengths that some wealthy parents...

3 California parents plead guilty in college cheating scheme

May. 24, 2019 4:36 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Three California parents have pleaded guilty in the college admissions cheating scheme. Marjorie Klapper, Jane Buckingham and Robert Flaxman pleaded guilty in Boston on Friday to a charge of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud. Klapper was charged with paying...

Chapman University: Student had fake SATs in bribes scandal

May. 24, 2019 1:05 PM EDT

ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — A private university in California says it determined one student linked to the biggest school admissions scandal ever prosecuted by federal authorities may have submitted fraudulent SAT scores. Chapman University said Thursday it's evaluating if any action is needed against that...