Todd and Julie Chrisley face 30 years in prison (Picture: Getty)
Todd Chrisley and his wife Julie Chrisley have spoken out after being convicted on counts of bank fraud and tax evasion, saying it’s a ‘heartbreaking time’ for their family.
The Chrisley Knows Best stars currently face 30 years in prison after being found guilty by a federal jury in Atlanta, United States, earlier this month.
‘We wanted to let everyone know that it’s a very sad, heartbreaking time for our family right now,’ Todd said, with Julie adding that they’re ‘alive and kicking’.
Todd went on to say there are ‘a lot of moving parts, lot of things going on in our lives and a lot of seeing God’s movements right now.’
Although the reality TV stars can’t speak about the trial and their upcoming sentencing, Todd shared his current frame of mind.
‘We still hold steadfast in our faith and we trust that God will do what he does because God’s a miracle worker – and that’s what we’re holding out for,’ he during Friday’s episode of the Chrisley Confessions podcast.
The couple has been convicted on counts of bank fraud and tax evasion (Picture: Rex)
Todd is currently on house arrest with Julie in their six bedroom, 10 bathroom home.
‘It’s a tough time right now, but we are grateful for each and every one of you that has taken the effort,’ he continued.
‘We’ve got to walk the walk and do whatever we have to do.’
Todd said that the couple’s children – Chase, 26, Savannah, 24, and Grayson, 16 -are ‘all doing the best that they can’ given the circumstances.
He added that Savannah and Chase will most likely take over the podcast.
‘We’re going to continue to do “Chrisley Confessions” for as long as we get to do it and then Chase and Savannah will take it over,’ he said.
The reality stars aim to hand their podcast over to their children (Picture: Getty)
‘And at that point, they will be the ones that can fill you in on everything that’s going on in our lives at that point.’
Federal prosecutors charged the couple with conspiracy to commit bank fraud, bank fraud, conspiracy to defraud the United States, and tax fraud.
Mrs Chrisley was further charged with wire fraud and obstruction of justice
The duo is alleged to have defrauded local banks out of at least $30million (£24million) in loans.
Prosecuting attorney Annalise Peters said the Chrisleys also actively hid millions they made from Chrisley Knows Best.
In addition, they are accused of walking away from more than $20million (£16million) they owe by filing bankruptcy.
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