Gina Chiles to appear in prison on same day, daughter Jordan competing for Olympic gold in gymnastics – Orange County Register
On July 27, gymnast Jordan Chiles is scheduled to compete for the United States team in the team all-around final at the Olympic Games in Tokyo.
At 6:10 a.m. PDT, Chiles is expected to be Olympic champion.
Less than eight hours later, Gina Chiles, Jordan’s mother, is due to report to the US Bureau of Prisons to begin a one-year and one-day sentence for wire fraud.
Gina Chiles accepted the sentence as part of a plea deal in Oregon U.S. District Court, according to a previously unpublished letter detailing the agreement filed in court. The Chilis also have to pay more than $ 1.2 million in restitution, according to court documents.
Chiles ran Vision Property Management LLC, a commercial property management firm, according to court documents. Between 2014 and 2018, Chiles’ designed and intended to engineer a material ploy to defraud Inspire Vision clients and to obtain money and property through false and fraudulent pretexts, representations and promises. », According to several documents filed by the American prosecutor. Office.
“As part of the services offered by Inspire Vision, the Respondent’s clients deposited funds into bank accounts to which the Respondent had access and control. (Chiles) promised clients that she would use those funds to pay bills, oversee repairs and renovations to specific properties, and for costs associated only with managing commercial properties, ”the documents said. “Instead, (Chiles) embezzled these clients’ funds, deposited them into bank accounts that she owns and controls, and used them for her personal use. During the defendant’s scheme, she embezzled over $ 1 million in client funds.
“On or about May 4, 2018, in order to execute the fraud scheme described above, and in an attempt to do so, the defendant had $ 50,080 transmitted by wired communication in interstate commerce from a client’s bank account, “according to court documents.
Chiles could have faced a maximum of 20 years in federal prison. Instead, she accepted the plea deal on March 3, 2020. She was formally sentenced on November 30. Under the terms of the agreement, Chiles “must attend to serve his sentence at the facility designated by the Bureau of Prisons by 2:00 a.m. on July 27, 2021,” according to a sentencing document. In addition to the prison sentence, she is also required to pay $ 1,218,877.78 in restitution and is subject to a three-year supervised release following her release from prison.
Chiles and her husband Timothy attended the Olympic Trials last month in St. Louis wearing “Team Chiles” t-shirts with their daughter’s quote on the back: “Believe in the power of your dreams.”
After graduating from Prairie High School in Brush Prairie, Wash., 40 kilometers north of Portland, in 2019, Jordan moved to Spring, Texas, near Houston, to train with the Olympic and world champion. Simone Biles. Gina also moved to Texas to be with her daughter. Timothy Chiles remained in Washington.
Jordan Chiles, who signed up for UCLA, was third in the all-around on tryouts, second on uneven bars and fourth on beam.
“It was a mad rush,” Gina Chiles recently told Clark County Today.com.
Gina and Timothy Chiles are both listed as senior pastors at His Word Worship Center in Vancouver, Washington.
A lawyer for Gina Chiles did not immediately respond to a request for comment.