Reality stars Todd and Julie Chrisley were indicted in Georgia on Tuesday on charges of wire fraud, tax evasion, and conspiracy to defraud the United States.
The Chrisleys and their five children star on the USA network series “Chrisley Knows Best.”
Todd Chrisley is a multimillionaire real estate developer and entrepreneur known for his lavish lifestyle.
Chrisley took to Instagram on Monday to deny any wrongdoings, instead suggesting that he and Julie were victimized by a vengeful ex-employee who created “phony” documents.
“We have nothing to hide and have nothing to be ashamed of,” Chrisley wrote on Instagram.
This isn’t the first time the Chrisleys have been accused of financial crimes.
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“Chrisley Knows Best” stars Todd and Julie Chrisley were indicted by a Georgia grand jury on Tuesday on charges of conspiracy to commit bank fraud, wire fraud, conspiracy to commit wire fraud, conspiracy to defraud the United States, and tax evasion. ABC-affiliate station WSB in Georgia reported that a CPA named Peter Tarantino was also named in Tuesday’s indictments.
The charges come after Todd Chrisley posted a lengthy defense of himself and his wife, Julie, to Instagram on Monday.
Chrisley blamed a vengeful ex-employee who created “phony” documents for the indictment. Chrisley said he and his wife “have nothing to hide and nothing to be ashamed of.”
This is not the first time the Chrisleys have been accused of financial crimes.
Here’s everything we know about the case against the Chrisleys so far.
Todd and Julie Chrisley are accusing an ex-employee of creating ‘phony’ documents that led to their federal indictment on Tuesday
On Instagram on Monday, Todd shared a lengthy post accusing an ex-employee of being responsible for the Chrisley’s current financial woes.
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