LOS ANGELES: Hollywood actress Laurie Loflin was rejected by the television network, and her daughter lost her sponsorship on Thursday, and students sued prestigious universities in the growing consequences of a massive college bribe scandal.
The Networks company, which owns the cable channel Hallmark, has cut ties with its star after being accused of the scandal, said on Thursday.
with Lori Loughlin and stopped the development of all the productions that air on the Crown Media Channel Family "with the participation of the actress, the company said in a statement.
Hallmark's announcement followed an earlier LVMH Sephora beauty network, which said it had stopped a partnership with its daughter Loflin, Olivia.
Olivia Giannulli, 1
Products from her makeup collaboration have been removed from the Sephora website until Thursday afternoon.
A representative for Olivia Giannulli could not be immediately received for comment.
Loughlin and her husband were charged on Tuesday to pay $ 500,000 in a scheme that included cheating at college entrance examinations and the bribing of sports coaches to help Olivia and her sister, Isabella Giannelli, go to the University of Southern California (USC), according to court documents.
$ 1 million bonds on Wednesday.
Denied A Just Shot
Litigation began on Wednesday, the day after the federal prosecutor's office stated that the California company had made about $ 25 million from parents seeking places for their children in high schools, including Georgetown University Stanford University and Yale University.
About thirty men, including 33 parents and trainers in athletics, were prosecuted in the country The most famous scandal about entering college. The accused inspirational, William Singer, found himself guilty of charges in racketeering.
In one civil suit, Stanford students Eric Olsen and Calais Woods said they were denied the fair chance of winning the Yale University and stated that
The singer and eight colleges were named defendants in a lawsuit that required uncertain damages , including reimbursement of fees paid to applicants paid to schools within seven years by unsuccessful applicants.
Another suit filed by Joshua Toyashka and his mother said that he was denied entry to college, despite an average score of 4.2 points, and seeks to get $ 500 billion in compensation from 45 defendants for exposing and causing emotional suffering everyone whose "right to a fair chance" to enter college. The defendants in this case are singer and accused parents, including actor Desperate Housewives Felicity Huffman, Loflin and Giannull, and TPG Capital, a private equity partner from William McGlashan Jr., who was released on Thursday.
"These cases of class action are opportunistic creatures of lawyers trying to make a profit," said Donald Heller, a lawyer at Singer.
Attorneys of other plaintiffs did not immediately respond to requests for comments
Both lawsuits were filed in California.
Prosecutors reported that Singer uses her Edge College & Career Network and an affiliated non-profit organization to help future students cheat college entrance exams and bribe trainers to boost or create sporting competencies
. he is one of the most prestigious and selective universities in the country, which was accepted by only 4.3% of its applicants last year.
But Olsen and Woods said their degrees "are not worth so much now" because potential employers may question whether they were taken into office
A Stanford University spokesman said that the university is reviewing the lawsuit
Tip which led to the detection of fraud
An original tip that led to the disclosure of a college scandal arose from an unexpected investigation of securities fraud Mori Tobin, a resident of Los Angeles, who was informed by prosecutors, was involved in stock market schemes Tobin, who pleaded guilty to conspiracy and swindle with securities on February 27, told the authorities that a female football coach at Yale University was looking for a bribe in exchange for assisting her daughter at the League School Ivy
Now the former trainer was Rudi Meredith, who agreed to admit guilty to the plot and accusations of fraud.
At the meeting, Meredith accepted $ 2,000 in cash as a partial payment, according to paid documents.
Brian Kelly, Tobin's lawyer, declined to comment. Meredith's lawyer did not respond to a comment request.