Just in time for Christmas, Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice has been released from prison.
The 43-year-old was released from the Federal Correctional Institution in Danbury, Conn. around 5:01am this morning, Wednesday, Dec. 23 – and arrived at her family's house in NJ around 7:30am. Her attorney James J. Leonard Jr. picked her up from the prison.
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According to reports, Teresa's husband and four kids – Gia, 14, Gabriella, 11, Milania, 10, and Audriana, 6 – were waiting outside anxiously awaiting her return. She was greeted with "We Missed You" signs and a beautifully decorated house for the holidays.
Gia welcomed her mother home on Twitter, writing, "Welcome back."
welcome back😊— Gia Giudice (@TrueGia) December 23, 2015
Teresa has been behind bars for a little less than a year, beginning her 15-month sentence on Monday, Jan. 5, 2015 after pleading guilty to mail, wire and bankruptcy fraud. She will continue to serve her remaining sentence in home confinement.
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