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Why Judge Deported Joe: Giudice Guilty Of ‘Aggravated Felonies,’ ‘Deceitful Conduct’

As exclusively reported, an immigration judge ordered Joe Giudice to be deported from the United States to his native Italy in an October 10 court hearing that shocked his family, friends and especially his famous wife Teresa.

And now, can reveal the exact reasons why immigration Judge John P. Ellington decided to boot The Real Housewives of New Jersey felon, 46, out of the country, from top-secret Department Of Justice documents.

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In 13 pages, Ellington explained that Giudice’s crimes — which included conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, bankruptcy fraud, and failure to file tax returns — can be defined as “aggravated felonies,” or offenses that involve fraud or deceit in which the loss to the victim exceeds $10,000.

“The Court finds that the underlying offenses for Respondent’s conspiracy conviction, mail and wire fraud…are aggravated felonies…as both convictions contain elements that necessarily entail fraudulent or deceitful conduct,” the judge wrote in papers filed on October 10.

In addition, Giudice’s crimes “constitute morally turpitudinous behavior,” because he “failed to pay his taxes for the purpose of misleading or concealing,” Ellington said.

Due to his “aggravated” felonies, “the Court must order respondent removed from the United States to Italy,’ the judge concluded.

But Giudice is not giving up. He is planning to file an appeal, a source told last month. He must file by November 9.

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As first reported, Giudice was shocked and appalled when Ellington stated his decision in Pennsylvania immigration court last month.

“I’ve been here my whole life, I wouldn’t know what to do in any other country,” he told the court via teleconference. “I want to stay here.”

“I get no joy in telling a family this news,” Judge Ellington responded. “Mr. Giudice, no matter how this turns out, I wish you the best. I decided this case as a matter of law.”

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Sources told that Teresa will not accompany her husband, who is still serving a three-year prison sentence, overseas — and she’s consulted with divorce lawyers.

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