The Latest on a college admissions bribery scandal that has led to charges against coaches and celebrities (all times local):

3:30 p.m., Wednesday

Judge says 'Full House' actress Lori Loughlin can be released after posting $1 million bond in college bribery case.

7:50 p.m., Tuesday
A judge says actress Felicity Huffman can be released on $250,000 in a case in which she is accused of paying a bribe to secure her daughter's admission to college.
A magistrate judge ordered the "Desperate Housewives" star to restrict her travel to the continental United States.
Court documents say Huffman paid $15,000 that she disguised as a charitable donation so her daughter could take part in the college entrance-exam cheating scam.
The documents state a cooperating witness met with Huffman and her husband, actor William H. Macy, at their Los Angeles home and explained to them that he "controlled" a testing center and could have somebody secretly change her daughter's answers. The person told investigators the couple agreed to the plan.
Macy attended his wife's initial court appearance. He has not been charged and authorities have not said why.

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Hollywood actors, including Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin and several chief executives are among 50 people charged in a nationwide college admissions cheating scam.

Federal authorities have also charged coaches in a number of schools including Wake Forest University, Georgetown and the University of Southern California, Yale and Stanford.   

According to the Department of Justice, those indicted are accused of having paid up to $6 million to get their children into the elite colleges.

Officials say that in most cases the students did not know their admission was contingent on a bribe.

The 200 pages of charging documents were unsealed in Boston federal court.  

The charges are that coaches accepted bribes in exchange for admitting students as athletes or with elite academic credentials regardless of their ability.  

"Overall, today we have charged 3 people who organized these scams. Two SAT or ACT exam administrators, one exam proctor, one college administrator, nine coaches at elite schools & 33 parents who paid enormous sums to guarantee their children's admissions to certain schools..."

Loughlin appeared in the ABC sitcom "Full House," and Huffman starred in ABC's "Desperate Housewives." Both were charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and wire fraud in indictments unsealed Tuesday in federal court in Boston.

Court documents say Huffman paid $15,000 that she disguised as a charitable donation so her daughter could partake in the college entrance cheating scam.

Court papers say a cooperating witness met with Huffman and her husband at their Los Angeles home and explained the scam to them. The cooperator told investigators that Huffman and her spouse "agreed to the plan."

Huffman is married to actor William H. Macy.

Messages seeking comment have been left with representatives for Huffman and Loughlin.

Justice officials say two Nevadans were also charged in the case, Gamal Abdelaziz and Elisabeth Kimmel, both of Las Vegas. 

Prosecutors allege that fake athletic profiles were also made to make students look like strong high school athletes when they actually weren't.

Authorities say the consulting company also bribed administrators of college entrance exams to allow a Florida man to take the tests on behalf of students or replace their answers with his.

Prosecutors say no students were charged in the case. 

(The Associated Press, CBS News contributed to this report.)