“Chili finger lady” of 2005 hoax back in court

by Walter Olson on February 24, 2013

Anna Ayala served four years of a nine-year sentence after pleading guilty (with Jaime Plascencia) to attempted grand theft and the filing of a false insurance claim in the famous Wendy’s chili incident. Now she’s facing charges over new fibs allegedly told to the police to cover for her son in a gun possession case [San Jose Mercury News, earlier]