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Felicity Huffman Pleads Guilty In College Admissions Scheme

May 13, 2019 - 3:40 pm

BOSTON (WCBS 880/AP) — Felicity Huffman on Monday pleaded guilty to paying $15,000 to rig her daughter's SAT score in the college admissions cheating scheme.

The “Desperate Housewives” entered the plea to a charge of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud.

Huffman, 56, stood with her hands clasped in front of her and responded, “Yes, your honor,” when asked whether she understood the charges. Her brother watched from the front row.

Her husband, actor William H. Macy, didn't attend.

Sentencing is set for Sept. 13. Prosecutors said they would recommend four months in prison.

She was arrested in March along with dozens of other prominent parents, athletic coaches and others implicated in the scandal.

She has apologized and says she will accept the consequences.

(© 2019 WCBS 880. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)