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CrimeReality star Westminster SC's Todd Chrisley faces tax evasion charges

22:05  14 august  2019
22:05  14 august  2019 Source:   greenvilleonline.com

'Chrisley Knows Best' stars due in court on federal charges

'Chrisley Knows Best' stars due in court on federal charges ATLANTA (AP) — Reality television stars Todd and Julie Chrisley are due in court on tax evasion and other federal charges. An initial appearance for the "Chrisley Knows Best" stars was scheduled for Wednesday afternoon. The 12-count indictment also accuses the pair of conspiracy, bank fraud and wire fraud. Lawyers for the couple have said the Chrisleys are innocent of all charges. Their show on USA has followed their tight-knit family for seven seasons. The family moved to the Nashville area a few years ago, but the criminal charges stem from when they lived in Atlanta's northern suburbs. © Provided by The Associated Press U.S. Attorney Byung J.

Westminster, South Carolina, native Todd Chrisley and his wife, Julie, were indicted this week by a federal grand jury.

The couple faces 12 charges including wire fraud and tax evasion, according to indictment documents shared by the U.S. Department of Justice.

“Todd and Julie Chrisley are charged not only with defrauding a number of banks by fraudulently obtaining millions of dollars in loans, but also with allegedly cheating taxpayers by actively evading paying federal taxes on the money they earned,” said U.S. Attorney Byung J. “BJay” Pak.

Todd Chrisley's estranged daughter Lindsie Chrisley speaks out

Todd Chrisley's estranged daughter Lindsie Chrisley speaks out “It was reported that Lindsie was the source of the information that led to her father’s arrest. That is untrue.” said a statement from Todd Chrisley's daughter.

The couple who star in the reality series 'Chrisley Knows Best' was charged with multiple counts of conspiracy, bank fraud, wire fraud and tax evasion according to documents.

The Chrisleys, who currently live in Nashville, were indicted on 12 charges dating as far back as 2007 on crimes that allegedly occurred while they were living in Tennessee and Georgia.

"Todd and Julie Chrisley allegedly conspired to defraud numerous banks by providing the banks with false information such as personal financial statements containing false information, and fabricated bank statements when applying for and receiving millions of dollars in loans," said U.S. Attorney Pak in a release shared by the DOJ.

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Todd Chrisley: Tax evasion indictment due to disgruntled ex-employee

Todd Chrisley: Tax evasion indictment due to disgruntled ex-employee In an Instagram post, the “Chrisley Knows Best” patriarch denied any wrongdoing and references a former employee who he claims stole from the family.

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Among the charges are claims the Chrisleys didn't submit timely tax payments to the IRS for the 2013, 2014, 2015 or 2016 tax years.

The Chrisleys also allegedly used fabricated bank statements and a fabricated credit report that had been physically cut and taped or glued together in order to obtain a lease for a home in California, according to documents.

A Roswell, Georgia-based accountant Peter Tarantino is also named in the indictment.

According to the indictment, Tarantino worked as power of attorney on behalf of the Chrisleys. He is accused of providing false and misleading information to IRS revenue officers who were assigned to collect back taxes from the Chrisleys.

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Todd and Julie Chrisley Indicted by Grand Jury for Tax Evasion, Other Financial Crimes: Report

Todd and Julie Chrisley Indicted by Grand Jury for Tax Evasion, Other Financial Crimes: Report Todd and Julie Chrisley Indicted for Tax Evasion: Report

In an Instagram post shared Monday, Todd Chrisley told fans he expected the couple would be named in a federal indictment this week.

Chrisley also stated in the post that the fraud began back in 2012 "when we discovered that a trusted employee of ours had been stealing from us big time."

Chrisley said in the post that the couple fired the employee and took him to court and that the fired employee took phony documents to the US Attorney's Office in order to get revenge.

This article originally appeared on The Greenville News: Reality star Westminster SC's Todd Chrisley faces tax evasion charges

Todd Chrisley Denies Tax Evasion and Bank Fraud, Blames Ex-Employee.
Todd Chrisley is breaking the news of his possible indictment on tax fraud charges, denying the allegations and blaming the potential legal trouble on one of his family’s former employees. 

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