Snipes Sentenced To 3 Years In Prison

Published: Friday 25th Apr 2008 by Sam
Snipes Sentenced To 3 Years In PrisonActor Wesley Snipes was sentenced to three years in prison yesterday (April 24th) for three misdemeanor counts of failing to file tax returns – the maximum requested by federal prosecutors. Snipes will not have to surrender immediately; the judge ruled he could turn himself in at a later date:

“The law is very clear: People must pay their taxes,” Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Douglas Shulman said. “There is no secret formula that eliminates a person’s tax obligations.” {Read the full story}

Good. We all have to be held accountable for our actions. With the vast amount of wealth he has amassed over the years, tax evasion seems like the stupidest crime he could have committed.

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  1. Anonymous April 26, 2008

    As .long as he doesn’t convert to Islam, because he’s blaming the ‘white system’…..

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