FILE – In this July 30, 2013 file photo, “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” stars Giuseppe “Joe” Giudice, 43, left, and his wife, Teresa Giudice, 41, of Montville Township, N.J., walk out of Martin Luther King, Jr. Courthouse after an appearance in Newark, N.J. The couple is scheduled to enter a plea before a federal court judge Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Husband-and-wife stars of the “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” pleaded not guilty in federal court Wednesday to a host of financial fraud charges that allegedly stretch back to 2001.
Teresa and Guiseppe “Joe” Giudice made their pleas in U.S. District Court after passing through a gauntlet of news media outside the courthouse. Two weeks ago, before their initial court appearance, a brief tussle had broken out between the couple and a horde of reporters and photographers. On Wednesday, marshals set up metal barriers to form a Login to read more