Wesley Snipes has been ordered to report to a Pennsylvania prison no later than Dec. 9 to begin his three-year sentence on tax-evasion charges, according to Reuters.
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Wesley Snipes has asked a judge to extend his bail as he prepares for a possible appeal of his three-year prison sentence for a tax conviction, The Orlando Sentinel reports.
In a motion filed Tuesday, the actor's attorneys requested a judge continue the bail to allow them time to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.
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A federal judge has ordered Wesley Snipes to surrender to authorities Friday to start a three-year prison term for a tax evasion conviction, Reuters reports.
U.S. District Judge Terrell Hodges rejected the actor's bid for a new trial, ruling that Snipes had a fair trial. "The time has come for the judgment to be enforced," Hodges said.
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Snipes was convicted in April 2008 in Ocala, Fla., on three misdemeanor charges of failing ...
A New York City financial adviser has been charged with stealing $30 million from his celebrity clients, who have included Wesley Snipes, Sylvester Stallone and Martin Scorsese, according to The Associated Press.
Kenneth Starr, 66, was charged with wire fraud, investment adviser fraud and money laundering and is ...
Every year we wonder, "Why do we even have to pay taxes?" Um, to stay out of jail. Actor Wesley Snipes received the maximum sentence of three years in prison for not filing three years of tax returns.The IRS says Snipes skipped out on paying nearly $3 million in taxes on $14 million of income over a three-year period.Snipes engaged in battle with the IRS for several years, arguing the government had no legal right to collect taxes. The judge didn't buy it.Snipes' legal team presented numerous letters from friends and family members asking for leniency since the actor had no prior criminal record.Was the judge's sentence fair, or do you think he was making an example of Snipes? J.R. Whalen