Federal Prosecutors Warn Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman To Flip, Make A Deal Or Face Further Charges

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Federal prosecutors are seeking potential deals with some of the wealthy parents charged in the sweeping college admissions scandal as investigators continue to broaden the case, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the situation.ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" - Season 27 - Week Eight - SemiFinalsOne source said some of the parents are being given a short window to consider a deal or potentially face additional charges.

 

Also, sources said authorities were interested in getting a better picture of how the scam worked.

 

The sources requested anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly.

 

The push for deals offers hints as to where the case that has rocked American academia is headed.

Federal authorities have said the investigation is ongoing but have not provided details. Several elite Southern California prep schools have received subpoenas from prosecutors seeking information about some of the students involved in the fraud case. Although the prep schools are not targets of the investigation, prosecutors want to know whether any parents or others accused in the case sought or received help from the schools, sources told the Los Angeles Times.

 

It remains unclear how many parents took part in the college admissions scam.

 

Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett
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