Lori Loughlin in FBI Custody for Alleged Involvement in College Bribery Scam

Lori Loughlin is now in custody of the FBI.

After being one of over 40 people charged in a massive college admissions cheating scam on Tuesday, a spokeswoman for the FBI tells ET that the Fuller House star was taken into custody by FBI agents in Los Angeles early Wednesday. 

The actress will be booked at the Metropolitan Detention Center, the spokeswoman adds, and is expected to appear before a federal magistrate at 2 p.m. PT this afternoon in U.S. District Court.

Loughlin and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, were charged on Tuesday with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services fraud. According to court documents, the two allegedly paid money to have their two daughters — Olivia, 19, and Isabella, 20 — deemed as recruits for the University of Southern California’s crew team, despite them never actually participating in the sport once classes began.

A spokeswoman for the FBI confirmed to ET at the time that an arrest warrant was out for Loughlin, who was out of town and not at her house when authorities showed up on Tuesday. ET has learned that Loughlin was in Canada filming the mystery film series Garage Sale Mystery for the Hallmark Movies Mystery Channel. The actress stars as Jennifer Shannon in the project,

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