Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli pled not guilty to money laundering and conspiracy to commit mail fraud for their alleged involvement in the college admissions scam, RadarOnline.com can confirm.
In court papers obtained from District Court of Massachusetts, Loughlin, 54, and Giannulli, 55, “plead not guilty to each of the charges."
The court papers filed on Monday, April 15 state the Fuller House star and her husband waive their right to appear in court for arraignment on the Second Superseding Indictment.
On April 9, Loughlin and Giannulli, along with other parents, were hit with the additional charge of money laundering conspiracy after not entering a guilty plea.
“Sixteen parents involved in the college admissions scandal were charged today in Boston in a second superseding indictment with conspiring to commit fraud and money laundering in connection with a scheme to use bribery to cheat on college entrance exams and to facilitate their children’s admission to selective colleges and universities as purported athletic recruits,” the official release read.
Loughlin and Giannulli refused to plead guilty along with actress Felicity Huffman and other parents.
Loughlin was charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud on Monday, March 11.
The actress and fashion designer allegedly agreed to pay $500,000 in bribes to have their two daughters accepted to UCLA. Their daughters were allegedly accepted as recruited crew coxswains, even though they did not participate in crew.
The Blast was the first to report on the not guilty plea.