Prison consultants say whoever is giving Lori Loughlin advice ahead of her college admissions scandal trial doesn’t know what they’re doing
Actress Lori Loughlin has reportedly been training in martial arts in preparation for a potential prison sentence in the college admissions scandal.
Loughlin and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, are accused of paying $500,000 to guarantee their daughters’ admissions to the University of Southern California as row recruits.
Loughlin and Giannulli have pleaded not guilty to three charges, and if they’re convicted, they could face up to 50 years in prison each for their crimes.
Prison consultants Justin Paperny and Michael Frantz told Insider that Loughlin is getting bad advice from an unidentified prison consultant, calling the decision to train in martial arts “ridiculous.”
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As Lori Loughlin gets ready for her upcoming trail in the college admissions scandal, she has reportedly hired a prison consultant who’s teaching her martial arts to prepare for a possible prison sentence, in a move other experts in the industry have called “ridiculous” and “absurd.”
Loughlin and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, have pleaded not guilty in the college admission scandal case, in which they’re accused of paying the scheme’s ringleader, William “Rick” Singer, $500,000 to guarantee their daughters’ admissions to the University of Southern California as coxswain recruits for the school’s crew team.
Radar Online reported in December that Loughlin has hired a consultant to teach her prison slang and martial arts ahead of her trial.
But Insider spoke to two prison consultants who criticized the advice Loughlin was receiving.
Justin Paperny, who served 18 months in prison for a felony security laws conviction, is the founder of White Collar Advice, which advises people facing federal prison sentences for non-violent and financial crimes, said of the martial arts training: “It’s so ridiculous. It’s absurd.”
Michael Frantz, who served 36 months in prison, is the founder of Jail Time Consulting, which …read more
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