Todd and Julie Chrisley’s legal professional says the couple will attraction following their sentencing Monday for financial institution fraud and tax evasion.
An legal professional for the Chrisleys, recognized for his or her USA Community sequence “Chrisley Is aware of Finest,” stated in an announcement that the couple is planning to attraction.
“Yesterday was a tough day for the Chrisley household. However Todd and Julie are individuals of religion, and that religion offers them power as they attraction their convictions,” household legal professional Alex Little stated Tuesday. “Their trial was marred by severe and repeated errors, together with the federal government mendacity to jurors about what taxes the couple paid. Based mostly on these points, we’re optimistic concerning the street forward.”
Bruce Morris, an legal professional for Todd Chrisley additionally stated, “An attraction is deliberate.”
In June, the USA Community stars have been discovered responsible of fraud, tax evasion, and conspiracy to defraud the USA by a federal jury in Atlanta.
Todd Chrisley was sentenced Monday to 12 years in jail, and Julie Chrisley to seven years.
U.S. Lawyer Ryan Okay. Buchanan stated in a information launch that the couple conspired to defraud group banks within the Atlanta space to acquire greater than $36 million in private loans. With the assistance of their former enterprise companions, the fact stars submitted false financial institution statements, audit reviews and private monetary statements to Georgia group banks to acquire the loans.
The discharge acknowledged the Chrisleys then spent the cash on varied luxuries earlier than Todd Chrisley filed for chapter “and walked away from greater than $20 million of those fraudulently obtained loans.”
U.S. Lawyer Buchanan additionally famous that the Chrisleys did not file returns or pay any taxes for the 2013, 2014, 2015, or 2016 tax years.
Their accountant, Peter Tarantino, was additionally sentenced to 3 years in jail.
Moreover, as a part of sentencing, each Todd and Julie Chrisley should pay an undetermined quantity in restitution that shall be decided at a later date.