'Real Housewives' star wavers on taking plea deal

October 15, 2014 10:29 PM

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'Real Housewives' star wavers on taking plea deal

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — One of the Real Housewives of New Jersey stars convicted of bankruptcy fraud this month in federal court apparently had second thoughts Wednesday when faced with the decision to go to trial in an unrelated state case.

A lawyer for Joe Giudice announced in court Wednesday that his client was turning down a deal that would have resolved false identification charges. But when questioned by the judge about the decision, Giudice appeared to waver, and the hearing was put on hold while Giudice conferred with his lawyer...

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