Lexington, Kentucky Julie Chrisley, a reality TV personality, received a last-minute change of venue before beginning her seven-year prison term on tax evasion charges.
Julie Chrisley was supposed to turn herself in on Tuesday to two different Florida jails, but according to fresh court documents filed in Georgia, she turned herself in in Lexington, Kentucky.
Julie Chrisley reported to the satellite low security camp at the BOP facility in Lexington, according to Fox News Digital.
Todd Chrisley received a 12-year jail term last year, and Julie Chrisley received a seven-year sentence from an Atlanta U.S. District Court judge. Each must then complete three years of supervised release while also making compensation.
INFORMATION ABOUT TODD CHRISLEY’S PRISON TERM IS GIVEN IN DOCUMENTS.
Todd Chrisley reported to Florida’s FPC Pensacola minimum security facility.
where he will spend more than a decade on Tuesday. Chrisley will have three years of supervised release following his term in prison.
According to court documents, a judge rejected the “Chrisley Knows Best” couple’s request for bail. The court also rejected their request to push back the deadline for their surrender by three additional weeks.
Todd Chrisley posted a now-deleted Instagram video of a religious musical performance before going to prison, with the message “HE is always on time… #fightthegoodfight.”
On April 1, 2016, in Westlake Village, California, Julie Chrisley and Todd Chrisley of “Chrisley Knows Best” posed for a photograph at the NBCUniversal Summer Press Day at the Four Seasons Hotel. (Image courtesy of Getty Images and Mike Windle/NBCUniversal)
Expand Convicted Todd and Julie Chrisley of tax fraud
The two were convicted of tax cheating and scamming neighborhood banks of more than $30 million in phony loans in June.
The pair, according to the prosecution, failed to fulfill their obligation to return the loans after Todd Chrisley filed for bankruptcy. They began their reality show while they were insolvent and “flaunted their wealth and lifestyle to the American public,” according to the prosecution, before hiding the millions they earned from the show from the IRS. Additionally found guilty of wire fraud and obstructing the justice, Julie Chrisley.
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The Chrisleys rose to fame with the USA Network program “Chrisley Knows Best,” which tracked their close-knit family.
The pair lavished money on designer clothing, high-end vehicles, and real estate, including two mansions in Nashville, Tennessee, with a combined market value of $9 million.
According to court documents, the pair has also been sentenced to prison time and must immediately pay more than $17 million in restitution to the banks they defrauded of millions of dollars.
The couple’s hired accountant, Peter Tarantino, was found guilty of tax fraud and wilful submission of fraudulent returns. He will be imprisoned for three years.
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