Lori Loughlin is said to be furious with finance executive, Morrie Tobin, after he allegedly alerted the FBI of the shocking college admissions controversy, which is now being known as the “Varsity Blues scandal.”
According to Hollywood Life, Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman, and many others involved in the scandal are reportedly hurt and angry as they feel betrayed by Morrie Tobin, the man who spilled the beans on the college admissions scandal.
“Lori Loughlin is very upset and up in arms over what Morrie did. She is placing a lot of this blame on him. She, along with several other parents cannot believe he would do this. They’re livid. A lot of parents who feel just as stunned are rallying around her,” an insider told the outlet.
The scandal includes, Loughlin, her husband Mossimo Giannulli, Huffman, and about 50 others being indicted and arrested for allegedly bribing college coaches to claim their children were recruited athletes, and test administrators for helping students cheat on their ACT and SAT exams, all in the name of paying their kids’ ways into prestigious universities.
Massachusetts state criminal defense attorney, Edward Molari, told the outlet that it is very possible that both Lori and Felicity could spend up to 20 years behind bars for their part in the scandal.
“Once someone is involved in a conspiracy, they are liable for the crimes committed by their co-conspirators,” Molari revealed.
“[Lori and Felicity] are alleged to have conspired to commit money laundering, mail, and wire fraud offenses. Each of those offenses carries a maximum of 20 years, and fines of not more than $500,000 or twice the value of the property involved,” the attorney added.
As previously reported by The Inquisitr, since the college admissions scandal news broke, Lori Loughlin and her family have taken a huge hit. The actress was dropped from The Hallmark Channel, where she starred in movies and in their popular TV series, When Calls The Heart. She has also been axed from the fifth and final season of Fuller House.
Meanwhile, her daughter, YouTube star Olivia Jade, has lost major partnerships with brands such as Sephora and TRESemme.
Lori’s Fuller House co-stars are said to be in a state of shock and disbelief over the scandal, and can’t believe that Loughlin has dug herself into such a hole, including not being able to close out the series with them when they film the last batch of episodes later this year.
Lori Loughlin has yet to make any public statement on the college admissions scandal.