Law/Justice

Judge in Lori Loughlin’s College Admissions Scandal Case Calls Coercion Allegations ‘Disturbing’

I’m rooting for Lori in this. I think she’s being railroaded.

By Maria Pasquini
People
A federal judge in the ongoing college admissions scandal has responded to Lori Loughlin’s claim that the FBI told Rick Singer to lie about her and husband Mossimo Giannulli‘s knowledge of bribes being paid.

Last month, attorneys for the Fuller House actress filed a motion to dismiss her criminal case. Loughlin, 55, and Giannulli, 56, were charged in October 2019 with one count each of conspiracy to commit federal programs bribery in addition to charges of money laundering conspiracy, conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud and honest services mail and wire fraud. Both have pled not guilty.

In the memo, which was previously obtained by PEOPLE, the defendants alleged that “the Government belatedly disclosed” notes from Singer, the man at the center of the scandal, which allegedly showed “government agents in an effort to ‘entrap’ Defendants and ‘nail’ them ‘at all costs.’ ”

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