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Todd and Julie Chrisley are speaking out for the first time since being convicted of fraud and tax evasion.
Although they “were not allowed” to discuss the case in depth, the couple wanted the public to know “it is a very sad and heartbreaking time for our family at this time”.
“But we still stand firm in our faith, and we trust that God will do what He does best because God is a miracle worker,” Todd said.
“We are alive and vibrant, and we appreciate all the support we have received from everyone.”
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On June 7, Todd and Julie were convicted of bank fraud and tax evasion in an Atlanta court.
The couple were originally charged in August 2019, and a new indictment was filed in February. The couple faced 12 counts of bank and electronic fraud, tax evasion and conspiracy over a nine-year period.
They denied all charges.
Todd was found guilty of conspiracy to commit bank fraud, bank fraudconspiracy to defraud the United States and tax evasion.
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Julie was convicted of conspiracy to commit bank fraud, bank fraud, conspiracy to defraud the United States, and tax evasion. She was also charged with wire fraud and obstruction of justice.
Todd and Julie’s daughter Savannah recently took to Instagram to support her parents.
“I will continue to support my family and fight for justice. Justice for ourselves and for others the system has failed. (There is only so much I can comment on legally at this time. ),” she wrote alongside images of herself. Parents.
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“Recently, I felt abandoned by God, that my incessant prayers have not been heard. But I believe He will use all the hardships and adversities we go through to strengthen us and prepare us for an even greater purpose.
“So I will continue to believe in our Lord and Savior…I pray for strength, hope and love. Thank you to everyone who continues to stand with us. This fight is not over.”
Fox News’ Tracy Wright and Janelle Ash contributed to this report.
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