Marianne Gati, 54, said only, "Thank you," when U.S. District Judge Alicemarie Stotler let her address the court.
It was a quiet ending to a seven-year battle in which prosecutors struggled to build a baby-selling case.
The case made international headlines when federal authorities alleged that she had arranged the sale of as many as 30 Hungarian infants, some for as much as $80,000.
She also was sentenced to three years' probation.
Her husband, Thomas Gati, 52, was sentenced to a year's probation and fined $5,000. He pleaded guilty to having filed a tax return in 1994 that failed to disclose the adoption income.
Edited by Magikman, 21 May 2003 - 03:34 AM.