‘Guess they didn’t know best’: Todd and Julie Chrisley trolled as they get 12 and 7 years in prison for fraud

The 'Chrisley Knows Best' couple was found guilty of swindling banks out of millions of dollars and meddling with IRS probe

‘Guess they didn’t know best’: Todd and Julie Chrisley trolled as they get 12 and 7 years in prison for fraud
'Chrisley Knows Best' stars Todd and Julie Chrisley were sentenced to 12 and seven years in prison respectively for defrauding banks of $30 million (Danielle Del Valle/Getty Images for E3 Chophouse Nashville)
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NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK: Todd and Julie Chrisley were ultimately handed their sentence in Atlanta's federal court on fraud convictions with the former receiving 12 years and the latter getting seven years in prison. They were found guilty of fraud which involved swindling banks out of millions of dollars to grant their lavish lifestyle and then meddling with the IRS investigation. The Chrisleys were convicted in June and US District Judge Eleanor Ross handed down their punishment and they both received 16 months probation.

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The 'Chrisley Knows Best' couple defrauded the bank for more than $30 million by providing fake financial statements with inflated earnings making it look like they were richer than they were. They hid their money from the IRS to avoid taxes while they bought expensive cars, went on elaborate trips, wore branded clothes, and more. Todd and Julie were joined by their accountant Peter Tarantino, who was sentenced Monday, November 21, to 36 months in prison for being an accessory to the crime. Assistant US Attorney Annalise Peters took the courtroom by storm on Monday while exposing the couple as she played a clip where Julie could be seen bragging about spending thousands of dollars, enjoying living in their 30,000-square-foot home, and avoiding taxes and in the middle of bankruptcy. The reality TV couple was heavily trolled by people online.

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'I would pay a lot of money for a network to follow Todd Chrisley in prison!'

One user trolled the couple with their show title, 'Chrisley Knows Best', saying, "Guess they didn’t know best" Another user trolled Todd Chrisley, "Todd Chrisley so damn dramatic I know he fell flat out on that floor hollering when the judge read the sentencing." One user wants to document Todd in the prison and put into television and wrote, "I would pay a lot of money for a network to follow Todd Chrisley in prison!"

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One user tweeted, "10 years ago I told my wife that Todd Chrisley would end up in prison" Another user wrote, "Todd Chrisley has been sentenced to 12 years in prison. After all that time we spent suffering through his commercials during #WWERaw , 12 years doesn’t feel long enough #RAWTonight" One wrote, "Can we get cameras following Todd Chrisley to whatever federal prison he’s going to".

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