Devin Sloane, a Los Angeles businessman, will be the second parent sentenced in the college admissions scandal Tuesday, The Associated Press reports.
He will be the first parent to be sentenced after Felicity Huffman was sentenced to 14 days in prison earlier this month.
Sloane pleaded guilty to paying $250,000 so that his son could be a fake water polo recruit for the University of Southern California.
Sentencing: Federal prosecutors suggest Sloane receives one year and a day in prison, a $75,000 fine and 12 months of supervised release, according to USA Today.
However: Sloane’s lawyers suggest he receive 2,000 of community services instead of prison. They also suggest he oversees a new Special Olympics program at independent schools.
- “Rather than have Mr. Sloane spend his time unproductively behind bars, he requests that he be allowed to make amends directly to society for his transgressions,” his attorneys wrote in a recent court filing, according to USA Today.
Sound familiar?: Lori Loughlin and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli are accused of paying $500,000 so that their daughters, Olivia Jade and Isabella Rose Giannulli, could be fake crew team recruits for the University of Southern California. However, the celebrity couple pleaded not guilty.
Why it matters: Sloane’s sentencing could give a glimpse at what Loughlin and her husband could expect to see if they lose their court case, or if they decided to switch their plea and make a deal.