Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Fat Joe Turns Himself Into Jail For Tax Evasion

And for Fat Joe's next magic trick, he turned himself into…jail! Hmm effectively, that was anti-climactic, and hardly magical.

Fat Joe officially checked himself into the custody of the Federal Detention Center in Miami right now, where he will serve the next 4 months!
Pro: it's in Miami! Yay! Con: it's a jail in Miami. Boo!

As we reported earlier, the rapper pleaded guilty to shortchangin' the IRS over $ 1 millon (cue: Dr. Evil laugh) in taxes for the duration of the years of 2007 and 2008.

In addition to these 4 months, which was reduced down from a two year sentence, Fat Joe will have to play a $ 15,000 fine, and face a a single-year supervised release.

And more most likely than not, he'll have to sign up for a membership to

We hope these subsequent 4 months make Fat Joe recognize that despite the fact that filing your taxes can be a discomfort, it really is an even bigger one particular not to do it. Regrettably, as opposed to Monopoly, there is no Get Out Of Jail Totally free card.

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Rap star “Fat Joe” has reported to federal prison in Florida to serve a 4-month sentence for tax evasion.

An lawyer for the performer, whose true name is Joseph Cartagena (car-ta-GEE’-nah), stated his client surrendered Monday at a federal detention center in Miami.

Cartagena pleaded guilty in December 2012 to failing to pay taxes on more than $ 1 million of earnings in 2007 and in 2008.

The 42-year-old Miami Beach resident was charged in New Jersey simply because some of the organizations he earns cash from are incorporated in the state.

The platinum-promoting artist once topped the Billboard charts with the hit “What’s Luv.”

Lawyer Jeffrey Lichtman told The Related Press that Cartagena was in constructive spirits and searching forward to obtaining released and back to his family members prior to Christmas
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