A California woman imprisoned for planting a severed finger in a bowl of restaurant chili in 2005 will return to jail for a new hoax, court records indicate.
The woman who made up a story about finding a finger in her chili at Wendy's is again facing a charge for lying to police in California, officials said.
A California woman jailed for four years after planting a severed human finger in her Wendy's chili has spoken publicly for the first time about the scheme.
A married couple sentenced to prison for trying to extort Wendy's by claiming to find a human finger in chili now say the finger's owner devised the scheme. Anna Ayala said she agreed to go along with the scam "out of stupidity and greed."
A man and woman convicted of trying to defraud Wendy's restaurant chain by planting a finger in a bowl of chili received lengthy prison sentences Wednesday.
The two people who helped crack the famous finger-in-the-chili case that cost Wendy's International $1 million a day will split a $100,000 reward.
A Las Vegas man says Wendy's is too slow to reward him for informing on a woman who fraudulently claimed she found a fingertip in her chili.
Conspiracy charges have been filed against the husband of a woman charged in California with planting a severed finger in a bowl of Wendy's chili.
The finger found in a bowl of Wendy's chili was used to pay a $50 debt owed the husband of the woman who found the digit, a Pennsylvania woman said.
The employer of the man whose finger turned up in a San Jose, Calif., Wendy's chili bowl had a hand in sealing the case against alleged fraudster Anna Ayala.