Todd Chrisley’s new year is off to a rough start. According to multiple reports, the reality TV star will appear in jail on January 17 and serve his sentence at the lowest-security prison federal prison, Camp Pensacola.
Todd and his wife, Julie Chrisley, were sentenced to a combined 19 years in prison at a hearing in November after the two were convicted of federal tax evasion.
in an episode of “Chrisley Confessions” Podcast, Todd revealed that both he and Julie appealed their tax evasion convictions, but were “not allowed” to discuss further details.
“We can’t discuss the matter because the appeal is on now, but they will do it, but I think it was filed yesterday or the day before yesterday,” Todd shared. Noticed [sic] to the court that they were appealing this. “
Todd and Julie Chrisley to appear in Florida jail in January
Todd was found guilty Bank fraud, bank fraud, tax evasion conspiracies, and conspiracies to defraud the United States.
Julie was convicted of bank fraud, bank fraud, tax evasion conspiracy, and conspiracy to defraud the United States. She was also hit with wire fraud and obstruction of justice charges.
Celebrity attorney James Leonard Jr. noted that celebrities are sometimes used as “examples” by the criminal justice system.
“The criminal justice system takes a very heavy hand when a criminal is a notable person, whether it is someone who appears on television, is an athlete, or is known to the general public. “I often believe that, and unfortunately, the criminal justice system often tries to set an example for such individuals.
Leonard Jr. also said that time behind bars can be “very difficult” for celebrities.
“It’s very difficult being away from the people you love,” he told Fox News Digital.
“The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City” star Jen Shah will find out about her fate later this week.
Shah pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit telemarketing-related wire fraud. Second, Count 2’s money laundering collusion was dropped.
U.S. Attorney Damian Williams said in a press release, “Jennifer Shah was a key participant in a nationwide scheme targeting elderly and vulnerable victims.
“These victims were sold false promises of financial security, but instead the Shah and her co-conspirators defrauded their savings and left them with nothing to show for it.” “This office is committed to eradicating these schemes in any form.”
Other stars who have spent time behind bars include:
Martha Stewart spent five months in West Virginia’s minimum security Alderson federal prison camp in 2004.
The celebrity chef has been accused of insider trading after selling his stake in ImClone Systems just one day before its stock plummeted. She was accused of receiving insider information that the company failed to get approval from the Food and Drug Administration.
She was found guilty of conspiracy, obstruction, and two charges of lying to federal agents.
Stewart also received five months of house arrest and two years of probation after his time in prison.
Abbey Lee Miller
“Dance Moms” star Abby Lee Miller spent eight months in prison in 2017 after being found guilty of hiding some of her earnings.
Miller was indicted on 20 counts of bankruptcy fraud, concealment of assets, and false declaration of bankruptcy. The dance coach apparently hid about $775,000 of his earnings when filing for bankruptcy.
Miller was found guilty and sent to a correctional facility in California. Her sentence was cut short after the reality TV star was diagnosed with spinal cord cancer.
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Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr. was arrested for speeding in 1996. The actor was charged with DUI. Police also found heroin, cocaine, crack and .357 Magnum in his car.
Downey Jr. spent time in prison until his release, but was later put in federal prison for skipping probation.
The actor served one year out of a three-year prison sentence.
Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman
Lori Loughlin spent two months in prison for her involvement in the 2019 college admissions scandal.
Laughlin served time in a Dublin, California prison after being found guilty of paying $500,000 to enroll his two daughters at the University of Southern California as boat recruits.
The “Full House” star’s husband was also found guilty in a scandal involving nearly 60 parents, college coaches and more.
Desperate Housewives star Felicity Huffman was sentenced to 14 days in prison for her role in the same scandal.
Tim Allen spent two years and four months in prison after being found with over a pound of cocaine at Michigan’s Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport.
“I just shut up and did what I was told,” he said of his service time on an episode of “WTF with Marc Maron.” This was the first time I’ve ever been… I’ve literally learned how to live day to day, and I’ve learned how to shut up, and you definitely want to learn how to shut up.”
Allen claimed that by eight months he was “adjusted” to the conditions he faced in prison.
“I do not say this lightly. [knows]”It’s amazing how humans get used to it,” the comedian continued. “We finally got used to it after eight months. Eventually, I moved out of the cell arrangement and into my own cell.”
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