Teresa Giudice, Joe Giudice, Gia Giudice


Teresa and Joe Giudice are keeping their heads up.

Days after they pleaded guilty to fraud, the Real Housewives of New Jersey stars headed to their daughter Gia's cheerleading competition in New Jersey to cheer her on.

"1st place winners Congrats...Mommy & Daddy Love you Gia.....," Teresa posted on Instagram after their 13-year-old's squad took home first place, along with a photo of herself, Gia and Joe posing for a photo at the competition venue.

The husband and wife duo seem to be making the most of their time with their family, before their scheduled sentencing July 8.

Teresa and Joe pleaded guilty to multiple fraud charges in Newark Federal Court Tuesday, with Joe facing a possible 37 to 46 months in jail and Teresa facing a possible 21 to 27 months as a result.

Teresa Giudice, Gia Giudice

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"Today, I took responsibility for a series of mistakes I made several years ago," Teresa said in a statement, following their latest plea. "I have said throughout that I respect the legal process and thus I intend to address the court directly at sentencing. I will describe the choices I made, continue to take responsibility for my decisions, and express my remorse to Judge Salas and the public. I am heartbroken that this is affecting my family—especially my four young daughters, who mean more to me than anything in the world. Beyond this, I do not intend to speak specifically about the case outside of court, at the recommendation of my attorney and out of deference to the government and our legal system."

The reality stars were charged with conspiring to defraud lenders and illegally obtain mortgages and other loans, as well as allegedly hiding assets and income during a bankruptcy case in July 2013. The 39-count indictment claimed they made false statements on loan applications committed mail and wire fraud, bank fraud, and bankruptcy fraud.

In addition, Joe was also charged with failure to file tax returns from 2004 to 2008, during which he allegedly earned nearly $1 million.

The couple has four children, Gia, 13, Gabriella, 9, Milania, 8, and Audriana, 4.

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