posted on Jul, 16 2004 @ 08:05 AM
At approximately 10am EST Friday morning, style maven Martha Stewart was sentenced on the four felony counts she was convicted on in March. She faced
up to 20 years in prison for obstruction of justice, conspiracy, and making false statements.
She has received 5 months in a federal penitentary, 5 months of house arrest, and 2 years of supervised probation. She will also be fined $30,000.
She will serve her house arrest at her home in Bedford, NY, where she must wear an electronic monitoring device.
It was expected she would face 10 to 16 months in jail.
[edit on 16-7-2004 by Banshee]