The Justice Department alleged that her parents (who have both been arrested) paid $500,000 to get her and her sister Isabella Giannulli, 20, into USC, by allegedly passing them off as crew athletes.
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The original suit was filed on behalf of two Stanford University students who claimed they were harmed because they were denied a fair opportunity for admission to schools to which they applied.
The announcement comes a day after the nationwide scandal exposed what federal prosecutors describe as a corrupt exchange of wealth, fame and influence for student admissions to the nation's most elite universities.
Singer also arranged for parents to bribe university coaches to attest to a child being athletically gifted.
Actress Lori Loughlin (L) appears in this court sketch at a hearing for a racketeering case involving the allegedly fraudulent admission of children to elite universities, at the federal courthouse in downtown Los Angeles, Calif., on March 13, 2019.
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In a statement Thursday, the parent company of the Hallmark Channel says it was "saddened" by the recent allegations. "I promise I'd way rather be filming 24/7 than sitting in 6 hours of classes straight but an education is also super important to me so thank u for ur patience and letting me figure out time management", she said.
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Loughlin's lawyer Perry Visconti did not immediately reply to an email requesting comment.
Prosecutors revealed on Tuesday that they planned to indicted more than 40 people in the "largest college admissions scam ever", with Loughlin, 54, and Giannulli, 55, on their list.
Even worse, Olivia Jade had been spending time on a yacht in the Bahamas owned by USC Board of Trustees Chairman Rick Caruso when news of her mother's indictment broke. "One was to cheat on the SAT or ACT, and the other was to use his connections with Division I coaches and use bribes to get these parents' kids into school with fake athletic credentials".
Actors Dave Coulier (L) and Lori Loughlin speak onstage during the 2016 TV Land Icon Awards at The Barker Hanger on April 10, 2016 in Santa Monica, California. That included falsely listing Olivia Jade, now 19, as having been recruited for University of Southern California's crew team.
People also cited cases like that of Kelley Williams-Bolar, a black mother in OH who went went to prison for lying about her residency so her daughters could attend school in a more well-regarded district.