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Abby Lee Miller Leaving Country Before Sentencing Despite Prosecutors' Objection

Abby Lee Miller will be traveling across the pond despite prosecutors' attempts to keep her in the United States! RadarOnline.com can exclusively reveal that a judge signed off on the Dance Moms star traveling to England only days before her fraud sentencing.

In a court filing obtained from the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, Miller, 50, requested permission to travel to London, England from February 16th to 20th and Newcastle, England on February 21st for "business opportunities."

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In the request, the Lifetime star claims she is "not a flight risk" and that her "livelihood depends on her ability to travel for business opportunities, including internationally."

But in the United States Attorney and Assistant United States Attorney's response to her motion to travel, they claim there is "no right for a defendant to travel outside the jurisdiction of prosecution post indictment."

"In this instance, Ms. Miller seeks travel to England and Scotland between sentencing proceedings for 'business' purposes, although the United States understands that Ms. Miller may be filming a movie during her stay in London," the filing reads. "While the United States does not intend to interfere with her business plans, it would be a highly extraordinary and unusual request for the government to allow a defendant to travel internationally during sentencing proceedings. In other words, there must be an extraordinary basis to be permitted to travel."

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Fortunately for Miller, Judge Joy Flowers Conti approved her request for travel.

The trip out of the country comes only days before her final day of sentencing on February 24th in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

The dance teacher pled guilty to not reporting an international monetary transaction and one count of concealing bankruptcy assets in June. She faces up to 30 months in prison when she's sentenced.

The Dirty was the first to report that prosecutors fought back against her request.

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