Actress Lori Loughlin, her husband Mossimo Giannulli, and nine other parents accused in the college admissions scandal are facing additional charges, the Justice Department announced on Tuesday, NBC News reported.
All the parents facing the new charges, brought by a Massachusetts grand jury, have pleaded not guilty to the previous charges in the previous case.
They now face a maximum of up to 45 years in prison, according to CNN.
The new accusations allege the 11 defendants conspired to commit federal program bribery by paying off University of Southern California employees to expedite their children's admission, according to NBC.
Loughlin, best known for the sitcom "Full House," was one of dozens charged in March in connection with the multi-million dollar scandal.
USC said Loughlin's daughters were no longer enrolled in the university.
Of the 52 people charged in the scam, 29 people, including actress Felicity Huffman, have agreed to plead guilty, according to CNN.
Huffman started serving her two-week sentence last week for her role in the scam, saying in an apology she is "deeply ashamed" of her actions, CBS News reported.
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