Todd and Julie Chrisley have been awarded $1 million as a part of a lawsuit they introduced in opposition to the state of Georgia.
The couple filed a criticism Joshua Waites, former Director of Particular Investigations for the state Division of Income. Of their assertion, the Chrisleys accused Waites of partaking in a number of unethical practices in an try and take down the household. They accused Waites of additionally focusing on his daughter Lindsie and attempting to get info out of her. When he refused to supply something, the Chrisleys say Waites launched the couple's tax info to their estranged daughter.
“We’ve been saying for months that the prison case in opposition to the Chrisleys was very uncommon and had actual issues,” the couple's lawyer. Alex Little of Burr & Forman LLP, he stated in an announcement. “This settlement is an encouraging signal.”
The Chrisleys have been in the end cleared of their state fees, which led them to sue Waites and Georgia. Sadly, they have been convicted of their case of federal financial institution fraud and tax evasion, which resulted in Todd getting 12 years in jail and his spouse Julie getting seven years.
U “Chrisley Is aware of Finest” star started his jail sentence January 17, 2023. Todd's launch date from the Pensacola Federal Jail Camp is deliberate for January 22, 2033. Julie is able to stroll free from Federal Medical Heart Lexington in Kentucky October 19, 2028.
It isn’t clear whether or not this settlement with the state of Georgia will have an effect on his sentences, equivalent to a discount in jail time. Nonetheless, this can be a win for the Chrisleys.