UPDATED: Casey Anthony takes plea deal in check fraud charges
Updated: Monday, 25 Jan 2010, 4:18 PM EST
Published : Monday, 25 Jan 2010, 2:16 PM EST
Casey Anthony took a plea deal in court Monday on check fraud charges.
Anthony, 23, was charged with 13 check fraud charges after prosecutors say she stole her friend Amy Huizenga’s checkbook and wrote checks to purchase hundreds of dollars worth of items at a Target store and a Winn Dixie grocery store.
Judge Strickland accepted the plea deal and sentenced Anthony to 412 days time served and one year's supervised probation.
Prosecutors had asked for five years in prison for the check
Anthony spoke in court and apolgized to Amy Huizenga and then broke down in tears.
Casey Anthony weeps in a courtroom of the Orange County Courthouse after she was found guilty on six counts of check fraud and adjudicated on seven other counts in Orlando, Fla., Monday, Jan. 25, 2010.
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*Video Of Full Hearing Included In Article Link!