Lori Loughlin: 'Full House' star surrenders to FBI after being charged in 'college bribery' case

Lori Loughlin has surrendered to the FBI after being charged in what authorities have described as a large-scale college admissions bribery scheme.Loughlin, who rose to fame on the sitcom Full House , turned herself in on Wednesday morning and was scheduled for a court appearance in the afternoon, a spokeswoman said.Prosecutors allege that Loughlin and her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, paid $500,000 to have their two daughters labelled as recruits to the University of Southern California crew team, even though neither is a rower. Giannulli was released on Tuesday after posting a $1m bond. From extras.Loughlin’s fellow actor Felicity Huffman also appears on the list of some 50 people charged in the case. According to authorities, parents allegedly bribed college coaches and other insiders to get their children into selective schools. Some parents spent hundreds of thousands of dollars, as much as $6.5m, to guarantee their children’s admission, officials said.