Todd Chrisley, the fact present star "Chrisley Is aware of Finest," was charged Tuesday with tax evasion and different expenses by a federal grand jury in Atlanta.
The 12-charge indictment issued in opposition to Chrisley and his spouse, Julie, additionally consists of expenses of digital fraud, conspiracy to commit financial institution fraud and conspiracy to defraud the US.
"Chrisley Is aware of Finest" tells Chrisley, a rich Georgian actual property mogul referred to as the "patriarch of perfection," whereas micro-managing the lives of his 5 youngsters.
This system is broadcast on the USA Community, a unit of NBCUniversal, the dad or mum firm of NBC Information. It has labored for seven seasons and just lately premiered a spin-off known as "Rising Up Chrisley," starring two of the Chrisley youngsters.
The close-knit household moved from the suburbs of northern Atlanta to the Nashville space a couple of years in the past. Legal expenses are associated to his time within the cities of Roswell and Alpharetta in Georgia.
In an Instagram post On Monday, Chrisley insisted that he and his spouse had accomplished nothing incorrect.
"[W]We’ve nothing to cover and we’ve got accomplished nothing to be ashamed of, "he wrote within the submit with an image of his smiling household.
"We not solely know that we’ve got not accomplished something incorrect, however we’ve got a variety of arduous proof and a variety of witnesses that corroborate it," he stated.
Within the submit, Chrisley claimed that the authorized drama arose from a former unidentified worker who was fired in 2012 after the household knew he had "robbed us in model."
He stated the previous worker then retaliated in opposition to the household by handing "false paperwork" to the US legal professional's workplace and telling federal prosecutors that "we had dedicated all types of economic crimes."