He was convicted of perjury, served 30 days, and went back to a swashbuckling career in contraband.
The woman was acquitted of perjury, which could have landed the mother of three 15 years in jail.
Both resulted in criminal convictions, including one count of perjury when the impersonator testified.
Then, after the headlines came out, the sources recanted, and they have since been convicted (in Syrian courts) of perjury.
Meanwhile, her former deputy and successor at News of the World, Andy Coulson, has been charged with perjury in Scotland.
The whole business was provocative of fraud and perjury and bribery.
Then you were guilty of perjury at that time, or you are guilty of perjury now?
All that the witnesses swore on my behalf was strictly true, for I would much rather die than be the occasion of perjury.
They were subject to a single will; moved often by perjury, and sometimes by passion.
The writer once tried a case where the defendant was a Hebrew named Bauman, charged with perjury.
late 14c., "act of swearing to a statement known to be false," via Anglo-French perjurie (late 13c.) and Old French parjurée "perjury, false witness," both from Latin periurium "a false oath," from periurare "swear falsely," from per- "away, entirely" (see per) + iurare "to swear" (see jury (n.)). Related: Perjurious.