Tax Evasion

Jersey Housewife Teresa Giudice Sobs Wildly Over 15-Month Jail Term

Teresa Giuduce, the haughty, tough-as-nails matron on Bravo’s “Real Housewives of New Jersey,” sobbed openly today (Oct. 2) after a federal judge sentenced her to 17 months in prison for her role, with husband Joe Giudice, in bankruptcy fraud and tax invasion schemes. Earlier today, Joe Giudice was sentenced to 41 months in prison. In both cases, the judge sent a clear message that their celebrity status would not result in favorable treatment. "I need to send a message. In the eyes of the law it doesn’t matter who you are," the judge said. ...