Todd and Julie Chrisley are “upbeat” amid jail time for fraud

Clinging to hope? Todd and Julie Chrisley they turned to their faith for comfort after being sentenced to 19 years in prison together in a fraud scandal.

“Yesterday was a difficult day for the Chrisley family,” the couple’s attorney, Alex Littlestated in the statement for Us Weekly Tuesday, November 22. “But Todd and Julie are people of faith, and that faith gives them strength as they complain about their beliefs.”

The lawyer claimed that he was Chrisley knows best The star trial was “marred by serious and repeated errors, including the government lying to jurors about the taxes the couple paid.” He concluded: “Based on these issues, we are optimistic about the road ahead.”

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Todd (53) was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Monday, November 21, while his 49-year-old wife was sentenced to seven years in prison. The duo also received 16 months of probation after being charged with 12 counts of tax evasion, wire and bank fraud and conspiracy in 2019.

The USA Network executives were found guilty of all charges in June after going to trial a month earlier. reality star accountant, Peter Tarantinohe was also found guilty by the court and sentenced to 36 months in prison on Monday.

During the scandal, Todd and Julie maintained their innocence, claiming he was a former employee Mark Braddock was guilty of allegedly exaggerating the money’s earnings to the banks in order to borrow more than 30 million dollars.

Todd’s two oldest children, Kyle Chrisley and Lindsey Chrisleywhich he shares with his ex-wife, Teresa Terrysince then, they’ve been sharing cryptic messages about the heartbreaking news.

“Judge not, or you shall be judged. For in the same way you judge others, you will also be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you,” a quote from the Bible on Kyle’s social media page on Tuesday. “Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother’s eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye?”

Lindsay — who was estranged from her father and stepmother before the trial — shared her own message of hope on her Instagram Story on Monday. “Best girls, show up in bad times with hugs and champagne,” the 33-year-old host of the “Southern Tea” podcast wrote at the time, tagging two friends.

The “Coffee Convos” podcast host included a video of her friends sitting on the bed together and teasing her as she zoomed in on them.

Todd and Julie, for their part, share three children: a daughter Savannah25 years and sons Chase26 i Grayson16. Savannah revealed during an episode of her podcast “Unlocked” that she has taken custody of Grayson and niece Chloe, 10, since the fate of her parents was announced.

After the scandal, three family shows were also cancelled. Chrisley knows best will return to USA Network for Season 10 in 2023 because episodes have already been filmed, but the season will be shortened, Deadline reported Tuesday.

Growing up Chrisleywhich starred Savannah and Chase, will not be returning Eh! for season 5. Love Limowhich is yet to receive a premiere date Eh!was also axed.

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