Actuality TV stars Todd and Julie Chrisley have been sentenced Monday to years in jail for financial institution fraud and tax evasion.
Todd Chrisley of “Chrisley Is aware of Finest” was sentenced Monday to 12 years in jail, whereas Julie Chrisley received seven years, after the couple was convicted in Atlanta in June. Every was ordered to bear three years of supervised launch afterward, and the duo should pay restitution, too.
They obtained the sentence from U.S. District Choose Eleanor Ross after flaunting their lavish life-style on the present. In the meantime, they have been scamming like mad, prosecutors mentioned, procuring $30 million in fraudulent loans.
When the scheme disintegrated, they declared chapter and walked away. Then they received their family and friends members to lie in courtroom.
“The Chrisleys have constructed an empire primarily based on the lie that their wealth got here from dedication and onerous work,” prosecutors wrote. “The jury’s unanimous verdict units the document straight: Todd and Julie Chrisley are profession swindlers who’ve made a dwelling by leaping from one fraud scheme to a different, mendacity to banks, stiffing distributors and evading taxes at each nook.”
When convicted earlier this year, they confronted as much as 30 years in jail. Indicted in 2019, they have been accused of conspiring to defraud “quite a few banks” between 2007 and 2012 with false info and financial institution statements to obtain loans, in accordance with U.S. Lawyer Byung J. Pak.
Julie Chrisley was additionally convicted on separate wire fraud and obstruction-of-justice fees. Their accountant Peter Tarantino was sentenced to a few years.
“Chrisley Is aware of Finest” adopted the household’s life in Nashville. USA Community started airing their show in 2014, celebrating the lives of the couple and their 5 kids.
Earlier than the duo was convicted, “Chrisley Is aware of Finest” was renewed for a tenth season. The destiny of the present remained unclear on Monday.
With Information Wire Providers