Meritage Saleswoman Admits To False Trial Testimony
By Alex Wolf (February 29, 2016, 3:40 PM EST) -- A Meritage Homes Corp. sales associate, accused of lying in deposition and trial testimony in support of the homebuilder during a Fair Labor Standards Act class action, pled guilty Friday to giving false courtroom testimony and faces up to five years in prison.
Amy Fisher, indicted last May, pled guilty to a charge of "false declarations before a court" stemming from testimony she gave about her actions and whereabouts the day before her deposition and trial testimony in the case, which alleged Meritage improperly paid sales associates on a commission-only basis without any overtime compensation or guaranteed minimum wage.
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