November 21st is a big deal for Chrisley Knows Best fans as Todd and Julie Chrisley’s conviction sentencing concludes and the details are revealed. As fans know, Todd and Julie’s legal team have been working around the clock in an attempt to get the guilty verdict thrown out. While the reality TV couple did manage to get their sentencing delayed — the big day has finally arrived.
What punishment will Todd and Julie Chrisley receive for being found guilty of tax evasion and bank fraud? Will the Chrisley Knows Best star spend time behind bars? What kind of fees will the couple have to pay? Keep reading for the details as Todd and Julie Chrisley’s conviction sentencing concludes.
Todd and Julie Chrisley conviction sentencing concludes: The details
Chrisley Knows Best stars Todd and Julie returned to court today (Monday, November 21) for their sentencing hearing. Per FOX 5 Atlanta, the prosecutor wants Todd Chrisley to serve between 210 and 262 months behind bars. And, the prosecutor wants Julie to serve 121 to 151 months behind bars.
Presently, Todd and Julie’s lawyers are arguing the reality TV stars deserve a new trial. Their legal team is arguing that an IRS officer’s testimony was falsified because of the pressure she was under via the prosecution.
Update: The federal judge has just issued the sentencing for both Todd and Julie Chrisley. Todd Chrisley has been sentenced to 12 years in prison, as well as an additional 16 months probation. Julie Chrisley was sentenced to seven years in prison, plus an additional 16 months probation.
What were they found guilty of exactly?
Back in June of this year, a federal jury found Todd and Julie Chrisley guilty of conspiracy to defraud Atlanta banks. They were also found guilty of tax fraud. Per the prosecution, Todd and Julie Chrisley defrauded over $30 million from banks in Atlanta.
The jury found that Todd and Julie Chrisley committed multiple fraud schemes for several years and their accountant, Peter Tarantino, filed false corporate tax returns on their behalf.”
Are you surprised by the details of Todd and Julie Chrisley’s conviction sentencing? Do you think the punishment fits the crime? Do you still believe the reality TV couple’s argument that they were set up for these crimes? Let us know what you think of this end result in the comments down below. And, keep coming back for more Chrisley Knows Best news.
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