‘Counting On’: The Duggar Family Instagram Denied Their Arkansas Home Is Being Raided by Law Enforcement

Fans of the Duggars have been watching the controversial family for years thanks to shows like 19 Kids and Counting and Counting On. It all began with Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar, as they brought their 19 children and Christian fundamentalist lifestyle into the reality TV spotlight. And now it’s their adult children who are blowing up with fame. Fans love following Jinger, Jessa, Jana, Jill, and Joy-Anna on TV and on Instagram to see what’s going on in the life of a Duggar.

It looks like something serious is amiss for the family, too. News reports claim Homeland Security agents are investigating the Duggars in Arkansas, though the Duggar Family Instagram says all of the info is false. Here’s what’s going down.

News stations confirm Homeland Security agents are investigating a Duggar business

Jim Bob Duggar, center, and his wife, Michelle Duggar
Jim Bob Duggar, center, and his wife, Michelle Duggar, make a stop on their ‘Values Bus Tour’ | Matt McClain/ The Washington Post via Getty Images

According to Fox24 News in Arkansas, something’s amiss with the Duggars. The news station reported on Nov. 20 that a Homeland Security Investigations spokesperson confirmed that a criminal investigation is being pursued. The news report originally said the investigation occurred at the Duggar family’s residence, but it’s now reported that a business associated with Josh Duggar is where the investigation is taking place.

“I do not dispute the information you’ve obtained. That is the location that we were,” Homeland Security Investigation spokesperson Brian Cox said of the Springdale, Arkansas, location. “I can’t speak to the status of any ongoing investigation. But, I do not dispute that we were present at that specific address.”

Cox went on to explain, “I can’t speak to any individual that may be under investigation. So I can confirm that we were at that address. And spoke to individuals at that location. But I can’t discuss any individuals by name.”

The Duggar Family Instagram denied the investigations

Duggar Family Instagram Story screenshot about the Homeland Security raid
Duggar Family Instagram Story screenshot about the Homeland Security raid | The Duggar Family Instagram via Instagram Story

The exact nature of the potential crime is not being discussed with the public by investigators at this time. And some members of the Duggar family have already spoken out about it. Fox24 reports Jed Duggar said he had no idea about what’s going on, and the Duggar’s publicist, Chad Gallagher, also released a statement.

“We were shocked to see a news report today state that our home was raided by federal law enforcement agencies. This is not true. To the best of our knowledge, it’s also not true that any member of our family is the target of any investigation of any kind,” Gallagher wrote.

The Duggar Family Instagram is also reaching out to their fan base via their Instagram Story. They denied the news reports again in regards to law enforcement investigating the Duggar family home. Since the news report has since been amended to state it’s Josh Duggar’s business that’s under investigation, however, we’re not sure if the family will make any further statements.

Fans are asking Jim Bob and Michelle’s kids what’s going on

Everyone’s searching for answers after the news hit — and Counting On fans are taking to Instagram to ask Jim Bob and Michelle’s kids what they know.

Jill Duggar posted a photo of one of her kids and a friend eating a snack, and her followers took to the comments to ask questions.

“So what is the raid all about. What has your sleazy brother doing now to get raided,” one follower questioned.

“Why is the media saying the FBI is investigating the Duggar family,” another questioned on a different post of Jill’s.

We’re sure the news will have more details for the public as they come, but the Duggars are tight-lipped about what’s going down. We’ll have to wait and see what’s revealed.

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