Musimo Giannoli begs the judge to get him out of prison – saying that the eight weeks he spent in solitary confinement amounted to a “severe” punishment for his role in College admission scamAccording to newly filed court documents.
Actress Laurie Loughlin’s husband, “Full House,” filed an emergency request Thursday for permission to spend the rest of his five-month sentence at home.
Giannoli, 57, says he has been trapped in solitary confinement since arriving at federal prison in Lombok, California on November 19 due to COVID restrictions.
“Mr. Giannulli was immediately placed in solitary confinement in a small cell in the prison adjacent to Medium Security, 24 hours a day with three short breaks of 20 minutes a week, where he stayed 56 days before he was finally transferred to the camp yesterday (13 January His attorneys wrote in the Federal Court File.
They note that the costume designer has tested negative for COVID-19 at least 10 times and described the conditions as “far more extreme than the court recommended.”
“After each negative test, and without further explanation, Mr. Janioli was returned to his cell, allegedly for another two weeks in isolation,” the lawsuit states.
The attorneys said Giannoli has a release plan that includes spending the rest of his time at home.
“He enjoys a stable home environment – which he will travel to directly and immediately upon his release – with the resources that will allow him to safely quarantine and stay at home for the remainder of his sentence,” they wrote.
Nearly 60 prisoners in Lombok have tested positive for the Coronavirus – which has killed five inmates, The Santa Maria Times reported Wednesday.
Giannoli and Loughlin were among the dozens of Rich parents Get involved in a widespread university admission scandal.
California couple at first Fatal counts, Then He admitted to paying $ 50,000 in bribes To get their two daughters, Olivia Gide and Isabella Rose, at the University of Southern California. The girls were passed on as crew recruits – though They were not athletes.
Loughlin was sentenced to two months in prison It was released in late December.
Giannoli Receive a tougher judgment After the judge found that he played a bigger role than his wife in the college plot.
He was also sentenced to pay a $ 250,000 fine and to perform 250 hours of community service.