Several athletic coaches are suspected of accepting bribes so they would pretend certain applicants were notable student athletes, and other exam proctors and administrators stand accused of granting admission to students who were accepted with false academic credentials.
Court documents allege Loughlin and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, "agreed to pay bribes totaling $500,000 in exchange for having their two daughters designated as recruits to the USC crew team - despite the fact that they did not participate in crew - thereby facilitating their admission to USC".
William H. Macy was not charged in the filings but Giannulli was named alongside his wife in the papers. Because of this, she and her husband have been charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud.
Neither actress has gone to trial yet.
"When they're ready to go to preschool, we'll find them the right one and we'll do everything we can to encourage them", she said later. It's a serious matter, but it's still undeniably amusing that the woman who played "Aunt Becky" on one of the most popular sitcoms of the '90s is implicated.
Whether to lie to get children into a prestigious school that will lead to advantages in the future is an issue that Loughlin dealt with on her iconic '90s show, Full House. "You should totally admit them"'. Becky puts an end to the scam, but justifies her husband's actions - he just wanted what's best for their twins.
Don't worry, Aunt Becky.
Jenny Johnson posted the infamous screengrab of Andy King from the Netflix Fyre festival documentary and said: 'Dad. She was taken into custody and released on $250,000 bail.
"Okay but remember when aunt becky and uncle jesse lied to get nicky and alex into that fancy preschool??? history repeats itself [shake my head]", someone else wrote.
'Good grief.90's TV nostalgia is taking a big hit in the past week, ' said another user.
Fellow actress Felicity Huffman was also among those indicted on Tuesday.
The bracket included actresses like Reese Witherspoon, Sarah Paulson and Cate Blanchet and was aimed to poke fun at how often these types of events are turned into movies.