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Admissions scandal: USC says legal action against Loughlin possible

Actress Lori Loughlin and her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, could end up in legal disputes with the University of Southern California, where their daughters were accepted as an alleged part of the sweeping college admissions scandal, court records show.

Feds investigate ex-USC athletic director in admissions scandal

Federal authorities are investigating former University of Southern California athletic director Pat Haden in connection with the national college admission scandal -- specifically about whether he was connected to a man heading the scheme, a source with knowledge of the investigation said.

USC coach involved in Loughlin case pleads guilty

The University of Southern California coach who created fake athletic profiles for the children of wealthy parents, including Lori Loughlin's daughters, pleaded guilty in the college admissions scam on Tuesday.