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Felicity Huffman pays $30,000 fine in college admissions cheating case

Felicity Huffman (right) and her husband, William H. Macy, walked out of court in Boston on Sept. 13. Nic Antaya for The Boston Globe/File

She’s paid for her crime.

Imprisoned Hollywood star Felicity Huffman, currently doing time for her role in the college admissions cheating scandal, has paid a $30,000 fine levied against her, records show.

A brief government filing in US District Court in Boston, where the 56-year-old “Desperate Housewives” star was sentenced last month to 14 days in prison for paying a $15,000 bribe to pad her daughter’s SAT score, said prosecutors were acknowledging “satisfaction of the assessment, restitution and/or fine Judgment as to the defendant in the above-captioned matter, Felicity Huffman, by payment in full.”

Huffman, who won critical praise for her performance in the film “Transamerica,” reported Tuesday to FCI-Dublin, a low-security federal prison in Dublin, Calif., with a minimum-security satellite camp, to begin serving her two-week stretch. Her release date is Oct. 27, according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons website.


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