5 Prison Months, $30,000 Fine For Martha Stewart

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A defiant Martha Stewart was sentenced today to five months in prison for lying to investigators about a 2001 stock sale. The Washington Post said she called her crime as "a small personal matter that has been blown out of all proportion" and told supporters, "I'll be back." On the courthouse steps after her sentencing, Stewart said, "I'm not afraid." Stewart, 62, who turned a small catering business and a passion for homemaking into a multimedia empire, was sentenced to five months of home confinement and two years of supervision, in addition to the five months in . . .

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