Todd Crisley And his wife, Julie CrisleyThe bank is going to trial to face charges of fraud and tax evasion.
Nearly three years after the couple was accused of using fake documents to apply for a bank loan, and Julie was charged with submitting a fake credit report and bank statement to rent a house in California, their federal trial is set to begin in Atlanta on Monday.
Page Six shared the news with readers on May 14, revealing that Todd and Julio were injured in a second charge in February. And in the allegations, it is mentioned that they gave up renting just a few months after moving to their California property and they also reportedly used a production company to hide money from the IRS.
News of Todd and Julie’s trial comes just weeks after their USA reality series Crisley knows best Was renewed for a 10th season and their e! Network show Crisley is growing Renewed for a fourth – and just a few days after E! The network has confirmed Todd as the host of their new dating series, Love Limo.
Todd and Julie have been charged with one count each of bank fraud, one count of tax fraud, one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States, and five counts of bank fraud.
In addition, Julie is facing every count of wire fraud and obstruction of justice.
Peter Tarantino, Todd and Julie’s accountant, was charged with two counts of conspiracy to defraud the United States and two counts of intentionally filing false tax returns as defendants, and he will appear in court with them.
All three parties have pleaded not guilty.
At the start of Todd and Julie’s federal trial on Monday, judges are being selected. Then, on Tuesday, it is expected that each party will present its opening statement.
Prior to Todd and Julie’s initial indictment in August 2019, Todd made a statement of innocence on his Instagram page, claiming that a disgruntled former employee who was allegedly caught stealing had brought false documents to the U.S. Attorney’s Office and charged him. Julie of financial crime.
“As a result, it looks like this weekend Julie and I will be named in a federal indictment that will indict us for tax evasion and possibly a bunch of other financial crimes,” Todd wrote at the time.
“I am telling you all this now because we have nothing to hide and nothing to be ashamed of. Not only do we know we did nothing wrong, but we have a ton of hard evidence and a bunch of convincing witnesses to prove it, “he continued.
Two months after the allegations were made, it was noted that Todd and Julie had reached an agreement with the Georgia Department of Revenue for allegedly evading about $ 2 million in state taxes from 2008 to 2016.
“Todd and Julie were found to have erroneously filed for one year in that period, 2009, and eventually agreed to pay $ 77,000 overdue tax,” a TMZ report explained.
Todd and Julie face up to 30 years in prison for a reported crime.