New charges in U.S. college admissions scandal

Additional charges have been brought against 11 wealthy parents - including 'Full House' star Lori Loughlin- along with former university athletic officials and others accused of participating in the largest U.S. college admissions scam ever uncovered.

That's according to a revised indictment on Tuesday.

The new charges brought by federal prosecutors add to the potential maximum prison terms each of the 11 parents face if convicted.

All of them have previously pleaded not guilty and are awaiting trial.

Lawyers for Loughlin and her fashion designer husband Mossimo Giannulli did not respond to requests for comment.

The celebrity couple was charged with committing mail and wire fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering.

Other stars and top executives were among dozens charged for participating in a broad multimillion dollar scheme, involving bribery and fraud, to have their children admitted to top schools.

"Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman last week began serving a 14-day prison term after pleading guilty for her role in the scandal.

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