Lori Loughlin Pleads Not Guilty to All Charges in College Admissions Case

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Actress Lori Loughlin and her husband intend to plead not guilty to charges stemming from a nationwide college entrance cheating scandal, but don't want to travel all the way to Boston to do so, according to court documents filed Monday.

They face one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud and honest services mail and wire fraud, and one count of conspiracy to commit money laundering.

Loughlin and her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, who live in Los Angeles, are accused of fraud conspiracy and money laundering conspiracy in an alleged bribery scam that prosecutors say was meant to secure admission for their two daughters to the University of Southern California.

Several other indicted parents have also entered not guilty pleas, while fellow actor Felicity Huffman, who starred in ABC's Desperate Housewives and 12 other parents have agreed to plead guilty.

Huffman was among 13 parents who have agreed to plead guilty to lesser charges.

Reps for Loughlin and Giannulli have not returned PEOPLE's calls for comment.

Loughlin and Giannulli provided Singer photographs of their daughters in order to create fake athletic profiles for them, which a USC athletics official in exchange for bribes then used to support recruiting them, prosecutors said.

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At least seven other parents under indictment for allegedly paying thousands to scam mastermind William "Rick" Singer have filed similar electronic not guilty pleas along with their planned waiver of appearance at arraignment.

Loughlin became known for her role as Aunt Becky in the television sitcom "Full House". Each of the two charges are punishable by up to 20 years in prison.

Loughlin's youngest daughter is social media influencer Olivia Jade, who started her freshman year at USC last fall.

Their charges of money laundering and bank fraud carry a penalty of up to 40 years in prison.

The past few months have been hard for Loughlin, as she has been fired from her Hallmark show, When Calls the Heart, as well as the Netflix show Fuller House. Other prominent parents were indicted on similar charges.

While the maximum simply isn't going to happen, Law&Crime Network host, criminal defense attorney, and former New Jersey prosecutor Bob Bianchi told Law&Crime that the couple is still in serious legal peril and are taking a big risk by neglecting to take full responsibility. "We want a fair trial".

The Colburns are accused of paying almost $25,000 to the Key Worldwide Foundation through stock and a check to help facilitate someone else taking the SAT for their son.

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