Josh Duggar’s Troubles Aren’t Over Yet, As Imprisoned Former Reality Star Is Getting Billed For Thousands After Child Pornography Trial

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Josh Duggar’s Troubles Aren’t Over Yet, As Imprisoned Former Reality Star Is Getting Billed For Thousands After Child Pornography Trial

Josh Duggar was first arrested in April 2021 on charges of possessing child pornography and receiving it. It took a long time to bring his case to trial. He was finally released at the end of last year. Both counts were found guilty of DuggarThe premise is that the 19 Kids and CountingStar was sentenced to one count. Now new information reveals he’s been billed by the state for thousands in restitution. 

According to a new report, Josh Duggar was required to pay $50,100 as part of his guilty verdict. That number isn’t new and was a part of Duggar’s sentencing back in May of this year. However, what’s new is the lien that has been placed on the money Josh Duggar owes, according to a new report over at Central Recorder

If Duggar can’t pay up – and reports have indicated Anna even sold their “dream home” unrenovated and she and the kids have reportedly been living on Jim Bob and Michelle’s property in lieu of other options –- there are severe penalties for not paying. The report that was written when the money was first listed as Josh Duggar’s restitution noted: 

The defendant must pay any unpaid financial penalty during his imprisonment. This is in accordance to the Inmate Financial Responsibility program.

According to the Federal Bureau of Prisons (Federal Bureau of Prisons), the Inmate Financial Responsibility Program was established so that prisoners could pay court-ordered restitution even while they are incarcerated. You can It is worth readingHowever, inmates can still use the program to pay various debts such as fines, court costs, and special assessments imposed on them by the court like the Duggar bill but also child support. The money is often sourced from many sources. “inmates’ trust fund accounts and earnings from prison work assignments.” 

In Duggar’s case, ahead of sentencing, the TV personality faced up to $250,000 in fines, so like his actual prison sentence, he did not get the max number here. According to previous reports, Seagoville has a number of jobs.

Since then, there have been many updates Josh Duggar was admitted to the Federal Prison System at Seagoville. Most recently, we learned the former reality star’s sentence term has reportedly changed. He was originally expected to remain in Seagoville for 151 more months. Duggar’s release date has been set for August 12, 2032. This means he’ll be out in about 10 years instead of roughly 12.5. He is expected to remain on probation for an additional 20 years. 

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