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The star "Desperate Housewives" was spotted in a dark green jumpsuit in the federal low-security prison in Dublin, California, five days into her two-week prison for her role in college scam applications. In the photos and video, Huffman wears glasses, a white hat, black sneakers and a clock on his right wrist.
The actress pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit email fraud and honest email fraud to pay $ 15,000 as part of a plan to cheat on her daughter's SAT test results.
"In my desperation to be a good mother, I talked myself into believing that all I did was give my daughter a fair shot, "Huffman said in a letter to the court." I see the irony in that statement now because what I've done is the opposite of justice. I have broken the law, deceived the educational community, betrayed my daughter and failed with my family. "
" I am deeply ashamed for what I've done, "she told the judge." At the end of the day, I had a choice to make. I could have said: & # 39; No. & # 39; "
my papers. Period."
"And I especially want to apologize to the students who work hard every day to enter college and to their parents who make enormous sacrifices to support their children, "she said in her statement.  The federal prison in Dublin is considered a "low-security prison" with 1,235 female prisoners in Alameda County, approximately 35 miles outside San Francisco.
To date, 10 parents who have pleaded guilty to conspiracy fraud have been convicted for their roles in college admissions fraud.