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Mossimo Giannulli landed in prison last November for his role in the college admissions scandal.
Mossimo Giannulli admissions scandal
Mossimo Giannulli has been released, marking the end of his five-month sentence for his role in the college admissions scandal.
Full House star Lori Loughlin’s husband Giannulli was released on Friday a day earlier than scheduled, federal inmate records show.
Attorneys for the fashion designer did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment.
After nearly five months in federal prison, Giannulli, 57, was released from the California facility earlier this month and was able to complete the remainder of his sentence at his home. At the time, a source told People that Loughlin was “relieved.”
“Lori is relieved to have been released from prison. Mossimo is still in federal custody, ”the source previously said.
In May 2020, Giannulli pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud and a number of honest services, wire and mail fraud. His wife admitted to a conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud.
According to the criminal complaint against them, the couple was accused of paying Rick Singer and the Key Worldwide Foundation $ 500,000 to falsely recruit their daughters Olivia Jade Giannulli, 20, and Isabella Rose Giannulli, 21, as recruits for the University of the Southern California to determine the team, although none have ever participated in the sport.
Giannulli was booked into Lompoc Federal Prison near Santa Barbara, California. On November 19, less than a month after her wife began her two-month sentence for her involvement in the scandal. Loughlin was released in December.
In January, Giannulli asked to be released from prison and serve the remainder of his five-month sentence in domestic custody.
In court documents received by PEOPLE at the time, the designer’s attorneys said that Giannulli had been in quarantine for 56 days due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and was significantly affecting his “mental, physical and emotional well-being.” ”