Todd and Julie Chrisley were sentenced to 12 and seven years, respectively, for fraud and tax evasion after a decade of ascending to celebrity status thanks to their hit show on USA.
ATLANTA (AP) — Reality TV stars Todd and Julie Chrisley were sentenced Monday to lengthy prison terms after being convicted earlier this year on charges including bank fraud and tax evasion. U.S. District Judge Eleanor Ross in Atlanta gave Todd Chrisley 12 years in prison, while Julie Chrisley got seven years behind bars, according to […]
Todd and Julie Chrisley gained fame with their USA Network show Chrisley Knows Best, which follows their tight-knit, boisterous family. They were found guilty on federal bank fraud charges in June and are set to be sentenced by U.S. District Judge Eleanor Ross in a hearing that begins Monday and is likely to extend into Tuesday.
The USA Network reality TV stars were initially indicted in August 2019 and a new indictment was filed in February of this year. Their trial began three weeks ago, and a jury on Tuesday found them guilty of conspiring to defraud community banks out of more than $30 million in fraudulent loans, according to the office of U.S. Attorney Ryan Buchanan in Atlanta. They were also found guilty of conspiring to defraud the IRS and tax evasion, and Julie Chrisley was convicted of wire fraud and obstruction of justice.
ATLANTA (AP) — Reality television personalities Todd and Julie Chrisley on Tuesday accused a Georgia tax official of abusing his office to pursue “bogus tax evasion claims” against them. The “Chrisley Knows Best” stars filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against Joshua Waites, the director of the Georgia Department of Revenue’s office of special investigations, according […]
ATLANTA (AP) — Reality television stars Todd and Julie Chrisley have settled allegations that they failed to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in income taxes to the state of Georgia. A spokesman for the couple, Allan Mayer, announced Tuesday that the couple had reached an agreement with the Georgia Department of Revenue. The agreement […]
ATLANTA (AP) — A federal grand jury in Atlanta on Tuesday indicted reality television stars Todd and Julie Chrisley on charges including tax evasion, alleging among other things that they tried to hide their income from “Chrisley Knows Best” from the IRS. The 12-count indictment also accuses the pair of conspiracy, bank fraud and wire […]