- Giannulli, will be supervised at a residential reentry facility in Long Beach, California, until April 17, according to The Associated Press.
- Giannulli will serve the final weeks of his sentence in home confinement.
When did Mossimo Giannulli go to jail?
Why did Giannulli and Loughlin go to jail?
In 2019, Loughlin and Giannulli were accused of paying $500,000 in bribes in the college admissions scandal. The bribes were allegedly paid so that their daughters, Olivia Jade and Isabella Rose Giannulli, could be team crew recruits for the University of Southern California. The couple originally pleaded not guilty before pleading guilty later on.
- Loughlin reported to a federal prison in California on Oct. 30. She was released shortly after Christmas in 2020.
Mossimo Giannulli’s prison scandal
Giannullirequested to finish his prison sentence at home, which the judge later denied. However, court documents revealed that he might have had COVID-19before he went to prison, as I wrote about for the Deseret News.
- “Giannulli is not entitled to a modification of his sentence because he has not demonstrated an ‘extraordinary and compelling’ reason warranting his release,” Gorton wrote in his order, according to People magazine. “Although the court recognizes the danger associated with COVID-19 and the particular risk of transmission in penitentiary facilities, the fear of COVID-19 alone, without more, is insufficient to warrant release.”
Why was Giannulli released to his home now?
- “While the reason for Giannulli’s early release is unclear, the Department of Justice this year has expedited the release of more inmates and increased home confinement options to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, particularly at low-security prisons,” according to BuzzFeed News.