The 37-year-old rapper, whose real name is Jeffrey Atkins, left a state prison in central New York in February after serving most of his two-year sentence for illegal gun possession, going straight into federal custody in a tax evasion case.
Lauryn Hill’s attorney said the Grammy-winning singer has paid her overdue taxes ahead of her scheduled sentencing for tax evasion.
Lauryn Hill pleaded guilty last June to failing to pay taxes on $1.8 million earned from 2005 to 2007.
Disgraced former State Senator Pedro Espada Jr. is finally going to jail for using money from his Bronx health clinics to fund a lavish lifestyle.
Some charges were left unresolved by the jury when Espada was found guilty in Brooklyn Federal Court in May. The jury deadlocked on one count against him and on all charges against his son.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – The federal judge in former New York State Senator Pedro Espada, Jr.’s upcoming tax evasion trial has warned prosecutors against causing any more delays in the case. U.S. District Judge William […]
Hill was charged earlier this month with failing to file income tax returns for several years with the Internal Revenue Service.
A New Jersey psychic is facing theft, money laundering and tax-evasion charges after several victims said she conned them out of hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Federal prosecutors say Hill earned more than $1.6 million during the three years that she failed to file returns. Prosecutors say her primary source of income is royalties from the recording and film industries.
A New Jersey priest faced a judge in court on Tuesday to learn his punishment after he spent donations from parishioners on fancy vacations, a car and even a boat, prosecutors said.
The platinum-selling rapper admitted to not paying taxes on more than $3 million in income earned between 2004 and 2006.
A judge has decided that a once-prominent New York City politician can serve 500 hours of community service rather than jail time for income tax evasion.
Already charged in a federal fraud indictment, the former New York state Senate Democratic leader and his son could also soon be facing charges of tax evasion.
Ex-Sen. Vincent Leibell admitted in court Monday that he tried to influence a grand jury investigating corruption in Putnam County.
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