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Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman embroiled in alleged college admissions scandal

(CNN)Two top actresses who rose to fame playing popular TV moms now find themselves at the center of an alleged college admissions scam that reads like a Hollywood plot.Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin are among 50 individuals facing federal charges in what investigators dubbed "Operation Varsity Blues" -- a scheme in which wealthy parents allegedly cheated to help their children gain admittance to prestigious schools.Aunt BeckyLoughlin is best known for playing the beloved Rebecca Katsopolis (a.k.a. Aunt Becky) on the family-friendly sitcom, "Full House," which ran on ABC from 1987 to 1995. Loughlin reprised the role in 2016 on the Netflix spinoff, "Fuller House." The series was recently renewed for a fifth and final season. She also st ...