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Teresa Giudice Has Been Released From Prison Early

Kaitlan Collins White House Correspondent

Teresa Giudice was released from prison early Wednesday morning.

The “Real Housewives of New Jersey” star had been serving time at the Federal Correctional Facility in Danbury, Conn., after she and her husband were found guilty of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud and three types of bankruptcy fraud last March.

She was sentenced to 15 months in prison, but got out after 11.

(Photo: Reuters)

(Photo: Reuters)

Her lawyer confirmed that his client had been released. (RELATED: Housewife Teresa Giudice And Husband Are Going To Prison)

“It’s been very, very difficult for her and her daughters, but they’ve communicated,” James Leonard, Jr. said in a statement.

“They’ve seen one another with visits and emails and phone calls. They’ve been able to Skype one another. She’s been a daily presence in their lives. But, obviously, there’s no substitute for actually not being there. So for her to come home and be reunited with them is something that both she and the girls are very much looking forward to.” (RELATED: Teresa Giudice, Unfazed By Looming Prison Sentence, Hits Beach In A Bikini)

Her husband will begin serving his 41-month sentence in March. The judge staggered their punishments because of their children.

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