Attorneys prosecuting the case against Oscar-nominated actress Felicity Huffman have requested the star spend one month in jail and pay a $20,000 fine for her role in the college admissions scandal.
NBC News Correspondent Tom Winter reported Friday that prosecutors called Huffman’s conduct “deliberate and manifestly criminal” in a sentencing memo.
“NEW: Federal prosecutors call for Hollywood actress Felicity Huffman to spend a month in prison and pay a $20,000 fine following her guilty plea in the college admissions case,” Winter tweeted. “They write in a sentencing memo that Huffman’s conduct was, ‘deliberate and manifestly criminal.’”
Winter followed up this tweet by reporting that Huffman’s attorneys asked that she receive one year probation and community service instead of jail time. – READ MORE