Todd, Julie Chrisley Are ‘Optimistic’ Amid Fraud Prison Sentence

Holding onto hope? Todd and Julie Chrisley have turned to their religion for consolation after being sentenced to a mixed 19 years in jail for fraud scandal.

“Yesterday was a tough day for the Chrisley household,” the {couples}’ legal professional, Alex Little, mentioned in an announcement to Individuals on Tuesday, November 22. “However Todd and Julie are individuals of religion, and that religion offers them power as they enchantment their convictions.”

The lawyer claimed that the Chrisley Is aware of Greatest stars’ trial was “marred by critical and repeated errors, together with the federal government mendacity to jurors about what taxes the couple paid.” He concluded: “Based mostly on these points, we’re optimistic in regards to the street forward.”

Todd and Julie Chrisley.

Todd, 53, was sentenced to 12 years in jail on Monday, November 21, whereas his spouse, 49, was ordered to serve seven years. The duo was additionally given 16 months of probation after being indicted on 12 counts of tax evasion, financial institution and wire fraud and conspiracy in 2019.

The USA Community personalities had been discovered responsible on all prices in June after going to trial one month prior. The fact stars’ accountant, Peter Tarantino, was additionally discovered responsible by the courtroom and was sentenced on Monday to 36 months in jail.

All through the scandal, Todd and Julie have maintained their innocence, claiming that former worker Mark Braddock was accountable for allegedly exaggerating the couple’s earnings to banks with a purpose to borrow greater than $30 million.

Todd’s two eldest kids, Kyle Chrisley and Lindsie Chrisley, whom he shares with ex-wife, Teresa Terry, have since shared cryptic messages in regards to the heartbreaking information.

“Don’t decide, otherwise you too shall be judged. For in the identical approach you decide others, you may be judges, and with the measure you employ, will probably be measured to you,” a quote from the Bible learn on Kyle’s social media web page on Tuesday. “Why do you have a look at the speck of sawdust in your brother’s eye and pay no consideration the plank in your individual eye?”

Lindsie — who was beforehand estranged from her father and stepmother earlier than their trial — shared her personal message of hope by way of her Instagram Story on Monday. “The perfect girlfriends, present up within the unhealthy occasions with hugs and champagne,” the “Southern Tea” podcast host, 33, wrote on the time, tagging two buddies.

The “Espresso Convos” podcast cohost included a video of her pals sitting on a mattress collectively, teasing her as she zoomed in on them.

Todd and Julie, for his or her half, share three kids: daughter Savannah, 25, and sons Chase, 26, and Grayson, 16. Savannah revealed throughout an episode of her “Unlocked” podcast that she had taken custody of Grayson and niece Chloe, 10, since her mother and father’ destiny was introduced.

Following the scandal, the household’s three exhibits had been additionally canceled. Chrisley Is aware of Greatest will return to USA Community for season 10 in 2023 because the episodes had been already filmed, however the season shall be shortened, Deadline reported on Tuesday.

Rising Up Chrisley, which starred Savannah and Chase, won’t be coming again to E! for season 5. Love Limo, which had but to obtain a premiere date from E!, was additionally axed.