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.
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.