Felicity Huffman Released From Federal Prison Early

Felicity Huffman arrives at a Boston courtroom for her sentencing on April 13, 2019. (Credit: YouTube/ExtraTV)

Felicity Huffman has been released from prison after serving 11 days of her 14-day sentence.

The Desperate Housewives actress walked free from the Federal Correctional Institution in Dublin, California on Friday, according to the LA Times.

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Huffman had originally been scheduled for release on Sunday, Oct. 27, but U.S. Department of Justice Federal Bureau of Prisons rules say if an inmate’s release date falls on a holiday or weekend, they are sometimes released on the preceding weekday.

Huffman reported to the low-security prison outside San Francisco on Oct.15, and was assigned inmate number 77806-112.

Felicity Huffman's Inmate Locator Record (Courtesy: bop.gov)
Felicity Huffman’s Inmate Locator Record (Courtesy: bop.gov)

The Emmy Award-winning star pleaded guilty in May to a single count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud by paying a fixer $15,000 to have someone correct her oldest daughter’s answers on an SAT exam.

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In September, a federal judge in Boston sentenced her to 14 days in prison, a $30,000 fine, 250 hours of community service and one year’s probation.

Huffman was one of 50 high-profile individuals, including Full House actress Lori Loughlin, charged in a scheme that involved changing test results, hiring proctors to take exams for children and superimposing kids’ faces onto pictures of real student athletes, to guarantee college admission through athletics programs.