Earlier this month, Rachel Stockman of the Law & Crime Network told ET that, if Loughlin ends up serving jail time, it would likely be at a minimum security facility.
The site reports that the disgraced actress "refused to accept any jail time and thought the DA was bluffing".
Lori Loughlin is just a mom, standing in front of a judge, asking him to exonerate her. She is seeing the light that she will do jail time and is freaking out'.
Court documents unsealed on March 13 say Loughlin and Giannulli "agreed to pay bribes totaling $500,000 in exchange for having their two daughters designated as recruits to the USC crew team - despite the fact that they did not participate in crew - thereby facilitating their admission to USC".
As a result, Isabella and Olivia's status at the university is under investigation as officials determine the next course of action, and therefore their fate at the institution.
For conspiracy to commit money laundering, offenders face a maximum sentence of 20 years, three years of supervised release, and a fine of up to $500,000, according to the news release.
A source recently told ET that, up until the second superseding indictment, Loughlin didn't believe she would face the possibility of serving time in prison.
'This is why she got in trouble in the first place.
They added it was 'absolutely a status thing, ' saying: 'Lori is used to getting what she wants. Loughlin and Giannulli have not entered a plea nor indicated that they are preparing to do so. "They are scared and they don't know what's coming next".
Poking fun at the recent college admissions scandal, Kate McKinnon took on the role of Lori Loughlin who is facing charges for her part in the scam.
The parents are accused of paying admissions consultant Rick Singer to rig standardized test scores and bribe college coaches and other insiders to get their children into selective schools.
Huffman is scheduled to appear in Boston's federal court on May 24 to enter her plea. "I am in full acceptance of my guilt, and with deep regret and shame over what I have done, I accept full responsibility for my actions and will accept the consequences that stem from those actions", Huffman said, reported CNN.
Huffman, however, allegedly paid much less than Loughlin and Giannulli.