Hallmark Channel has announced that it is liaising with Lori Loughlin, who recorded in the network show "When Calls the Heart", after being arrested by an accusation of mail fraud in connection with the comprehensive university application bribery. 19659002] The "Fuller House" star handed over to authorities on Wednesday morning, and was in Canada shooting the period drama when arrests were made. Loughlin has also made regular appearances in the channel show "Garage Sale Mysteries", as well as in a series of Christmas films.
"We are saddened by the latest news about the allegations of college infringement. We are no longer working with Lori Loughlin and have stopped developing all the productions as the air on the Crown Media Family Network channels with Lori Loughlin, including" Garage Sale Mysteries ", a independent third party production, "says Hallmark the parent company in a statement.
Loughlin and her husband are accused of paying a $ 500,000 bribe to have their two daughters, the eldest of whom is a YouTube star and social media influencer, labeled as a rower to enter the University of Southern California. Prosecutors say it was false claims, because no daughter has participated in the sport.
On Tuesday morning, news about an FBI survey, codenamed "Operation Varsity Blues, occurred to a group of wealthy parents accused of paying between $ 200,000 and $ 6.5 million to recognize their children as elite universities. Their alleged scams include everything from faking SAT and ACT points to paying college coaches to get their kids designated athletic recruits.
"Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman was also among those involved in college admissions sham and all three face a simple bill of mail fraud associated with the system. Huffman and Giannulli released both bonds and left the courthouse after their arraignment yesterday.
In the case, the parents are charged, among other things, by the CEO, real estate investor and co-chair of a global law firm. The children were admitted to Yale University, Georgetown University, Stanford University, UCLA and USC.