Lori Loughlin and her husband have pleaded not guilty in the college admissions scandal

In this April 3, 2019 file photo, actress Lori Loughlin, front, and husband, clothing designer Mossimo Giannulli, left, depart federal court in Boston after facing charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal.

Actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, pleaded not guilty in the college admissions scandal on Monday.

Loughlin and Giannulli are accused of paying the scheme’s alleged ringleader, William „Rick“ Singer, $500,000 to guarantee their daughters‘ admissions into the University of Southern California.

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They are charged with conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering. If convicted, they face up to 40 years in prison each.

In court documents filed on Monday seen by the Associated Press, Loughlin and Giannulli waived their right to appear in court for an arraignment and pleaded not guilty.

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