'Real Housewives' star due to be released from prison

DANBURY, Conn.— One of New Jersey's "Real Housewives" is set to be freed after serving nearly a year in prison for bankruptcy fraud.

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A lawyer for Teresa Giudice says she will travel home to Montville, New Jersey, upon her release Wednesday from the Danbury Federal Correctional Institution in Connecticut. She will be on home confinement until Feb. 5.

Giudice has been at the prison since January. She and her husband, Joe Giudice, pleaded guilty last year to bankruptcy fraud. They admitted hiding assets from bankruptcy creditors and submitting phony loan applications to get some $5 million in mortgages and construction loans.

Joe Giudice is expected to start his own prison sentence in March. A federal judge staggered the couple's sentences in deference to their four daughters.



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