Todd and Julie Chrisley were each sentenced to time in prison. The Chrisley Knows Best stars’ sentencing comes five months after a jury found the couple guilty of tax fraud.On Monday, November 21, Judge Eleanor Ross sentenced Todd, 53, to 12 years in prison, while Julie, 49, was sentenced to seven years.
The couple will reportedly have to serve 16 months of probation as well.Their sentencing comes one week after their 16-year-old son, Grayson, was involved in a serious car accident in Nashville.
He reportedly suffered bad injuries, including a potential head injury and was transported to the hospital after the crash, according to TMZ.The couple, who have been married since 1996 and share son Chase, 26, daughter Savannah, 25, and Grayson, were engulfed in a weeks-long trial that ended in June when they were convicted on tax evasion, bank fraud and conspiring to defraud the IRS.The Chrisley family patriarch, who also shares daughter Lindsie, 33, and Kyle, 31, with ex-wife Teresa Terry, denied the claims in a lengthy statement, alleging his and Julie’s former employee Mark Braddock was trying to get “revenge” on them. “He took a bunch of his phony documents to the U.S.
Attorney’s office and told them we had committed all kinds of financial crimes, like tax evasion and bank fraud,” Todd said in 2019. “That got their attention all right, but once we had a chance to explain who he was and what he’d done to us, they realized it was all a bunch of nonsense and they sent him on his way. [He] persuaded a different set of investigators at the U.S.Read more on usmagazine.com