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Felicity Huffman Gets 2 Weeks in Prison for Paying Someone to Cheat on Daughter’s SATs

HeadlineSep 16, 2019

Hollywood actress Felicity Huffman was sentenced to two weeks in prison for paying $15,000 to get her daughter into college by having someone correct her answers on the SATs. Huffman also received a $30,000 fine and 250 hours of community service. Over 50 people have been charged as part of the college admissions bribery scandal known as “Varsity Blues.” Huffman is the first parent to be sentenced. During the trial, prosecutors argued for prison time by raising cases of less privileged defendants, including Kelley Williams-Bolar, a black woman who was sentenced to five years in prison for using her father’s address to get her child into a better school district.

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