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Teresa and Joe Giudice Slapped with Additional Fraud Charges

Nov 18 2013, 9:50pm CST | by ABC News Radio

Steve Mack/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) -- Authorities in New Jersey Monday handed up additional federal fraud charges against Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice and her husband Joe. Teresa,...

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Teresa and Joe Giudice Slapped with Additional Fraud Charges

Nov 18 2013, 9:50pm CST | by ABC News Radio

Steve Mack/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) -- Authorities in New Jersey Monday handed up additional federal fraud charges against Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice and her husband Joe.

Teresa, 41, and Joe, 43, were already indicted earlier this year on charges they conspired to fraudulently obtain millions of dollars in loans used to finance the lavish lifestyle they display on cable television. At the same time, prosecutors have accused them of trying to hide assets while in bankruptcy.

They have pleaded not guilty and were scheduled to go to trial early next year. Because of Monday’s developments, the couple’s trial is expected to be delayed until later in 2014.

According to a statement from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in New Jersey, Monday’s “additional counts stem from a $361,250 mortgage loan that Teresa Giudice obtained in July 2005. In the course of obtaining the loan, she and (her husband) prepared a loan application which falsely stated that Teresa Giudice was employed as a realtor and that she had a monthly salary of $15,000. Teresa Giudice was not employed outside the home at the time.”

The new charges each carry possible maximum penalties of 30 years in prison and a $1 million fine. The couple is due back in court Wednesday to face another arraignment.

With the latest charges, the pair stands accused of a total 41 counts, ranging from conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud to making false statements. Joe Giudice, listed in court papers by his legal name “Giuseppe,” is also facing charges for failure to file tax returns from 2004 through 2008.

Teresa’s attorney, Henry Klingeman, immediately proclaimed his client is not guilty.

“Teresa intends to plead ‘not guilty’ to the allegations in the new indictment,” Klingeman said. “She looks forward to defending herself at the trial.”

Joe’s lawyer, Miles Feinstein, again said his client is not guilty and stressed that the added charges are simply “piling on” by the feds.

The Giudices are among the most popular characters on Bravo’s lineup of reality TV shows. They live in upscale Towaco, N.J., and their marital and legal issues are now regular fodder both for the show and the tabloids.

In addition to the federal fraud case, Joe is facing a criminal trial in New Jersey state court on charges he obtained a driver’s license by impersonating his brother. At the time, Giudice’s own license was suspended because of a driving-under-the-influence episode.

ABC News reported last week that Joe, whose license has been suspended 47 times since he first became a New Jersey driver in 1987, was cited earlier this month for careless driving in a school zone after he swerved into a cop driving in oncoming lanes of traffic. Officials said the police officer believed Giudice was texting at the time.

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The Real Housewives of New Jersey: Watch Season 6 Episode 14 Online

Oct 21 2014 4:23am CDT | Source: TV Fanatic

In the season 6 finale, Dina Manzo worries that her Lady Bug fundraising event will be ruined if their is a confrontation between Teresa Giudice and Teresa Aprea. The twins are still fuming about the rumors concerning their mother having an affair with Rino and they expect an apology from Tre. Since Tre didn't start the rumor, she feels she has not reason to apologize and if the twins wanted to talk, they've had two weeks to do just that.  Instead they search out T ...
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'The Real Housewives of New Jersey' Season 6 Finale Recap: The Cast Reacts to Teresa and Joe's Sentencing

Oct 19 2014 2:14pm CDT | Source: Buddy TV

Thank goodness this mess of a season of The Real Housewives of New Jersey is coming to an end. This season, Teresa Giudice pleaded guilty to fraud, Teresa Aprea's husband was accused of having an affair with her mother and Amber found out she's been free of "the cancer" for five years. Let's see how it all ends in this week's s ...
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The Real Housewives of New Jersey: Watch Season 6 Episode 13 Online

Oct 13 2014 4:39am CDT | Source: TV Fanatic

The ladies were back from Florida but nothing may ever be the same on The Real Housewives of New Jersey Season 6 Episode 13 as the twins looked for an apology that probably wasn't going to happen.  The twins wanted an apology from Teresa Guidice for spreading the rumor about their mother and Rino but Teresa was having none of it. She told one person, Dina and only so Dina could try and derail Amber. That didn't work out so well.  ...
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'RHONJ': Does Teresa Resent Joe for Getting Her Jail Time?

Oct 10 2014 5:04am CDT | Source: Buddy TV

Last night was part two of The Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice and her husband Joe Giudice's interview with Andy Cohen on Watch What Happens Live. The two talked more about their impending jail sentences and Teresa revealed that she's not angry at ...
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'RHONJ': Teresa and Joe Giudice Open Up About Their Prison Sentence

Oct 7 2014 4:20am CDT | Source: Buddy TV

Last week, The Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice was sentenced to 15 months in prison and her husband Joe Giudice was sentenced to 41 months in prison after pleading guilty to fraud. Last night, they sat down with Andy Cohen on Wa ...
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Teresa Giudice: I didn’t understand I would go to prison under a plea deal

Oct 6 2014 9:13pm CDT | Source: TV Tattle on Hitfix

Teresa Giudice: I didn’t understand I would go to prison under a plea deal "I didn't fully understand it,” she said in her “Watch What Happens Live” interview, adding that her lawyer didn’t tell her what a plea deal would entail. She also described to Andy ...http://www.hitfix.com/blogs/tv-tat ...
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Teresa Giudice Reacts To Prison Sentencing In Interview With Andy Cohen

Oct 6 2014 12:16pm CDT | Source: Huffington Post

"Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice gave a post-sentencing interview to Andy Cohen and revealed exactly what was going through her mind before she heard she would face 15 months in prison. Teresa and her husband, Joe, joined Cohen for an episode of "Watch What Happens Live" to discuss their Oct. 2 sentencing on 41 counts of bank and bankruptcy fraud. Teresa was sentenced to 15 months in priso ...
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2 weeks ago

The Real Housewives of New Jersey Season 6 Episode 12: Full Episode Live!

Oct 6 2014 5:52am CDT | Source: TV Fanatic

It was a big strange to watch The Real Housewives of New Jersey Season 6 Episode 12, wasn't it? After all, Teresa and Joe Giudice were just sentenced to a very long time in jail... and now Bravo is asking us to go back in time and watch them go on a date night like any regular couple. It's also asking us to see their daughters talk about how much they love their parents, despite viewers knowing the illegal acts Joe and Teresa commi ...
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'Real Housewives of New Jersey' star Teresa Giudice sentenced to 15 months in federal prison

Oct 2 2014 4:17pm CDT | Source: TV Tattle on Hitfix

“Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Teresa Giudice sentenced to 15 months in federal prison Giudice will serve her 15-month sentence for fraud before her husband Joe serves his 41-month sentence so that they could both be out of prison for their kids. Sarah Silverman sings in h...http://www ...
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Teresa Giudice's Husband Joe Sentenced To Over Three Years Prison Time

Oct 2 2014 12:38pm CDT | Source: Huffington Post

"Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Giuseppe "Joe" Giudice was sentenced Thursday to 41 months in prison and ordered to pay restitution of $414,588 for bank and bankruptcy fraud. Teresa Giudice will be sentenced later Thursday, but the judge said she will not serve her sentence at the same time as her husband, for the sake of their children. The Giudices appeared before U.S. District Court Judge Esther Salas at federal court in Newark, New ...
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