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Uncle Sam Sends Rapper Fat Joe To Jail… (Over $1m In Taxes)

Fat Joe, real name Joseph Antonio Cartagena, begun his trial a year ago and admitted to failing to pay his taxes in 2007 and 2008 for more than $1 million in performances as well as royalties.

Uncle Sam Sends Rapper Fat Joe To Jail... (Over $1m In Taxes)

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Fat Joe Sentenced to Prison for Tax Evasion

Graham Denholm/Getty Images Fat Joe was sentenced to four months in federal prison yesterday for failure to file income tax returns on more than $3.3 million in earnings. According to Reuters, the rapper was also fined $15,000. Joseph "Fat Joe" Cartagena pleaded guilty in December to two counts of failing to file with the IRS.

Rapper 'Fat Joe' Sentenced To Four Months In Prison For Tax Evasion

Dec. 20, 2012: Fat Joe, whose real name is Joseph Cartagena, leaves court with his attorney Jeffrey Lichtman in Newark N.J.AP The Puerto Rican/Cuban rapper known as "Fat Joe" is heading to jail. The artist, whose real name is Joseph Cartagena, was sentenced in New Jersey federal court to four months in prison for tax evasion.

Rapper Fat Joe gets prison time for tax evasion

NEWARK, N.J., June 25 (UPI) -- Joseph Cartagena, the rapper known as Fat Joe, has been sentenced in federal court in Newark, N.J., to four months in prison for failing to pay his taxes. Cartagena, 42, pleaded guilty last December to failing to pay taxes on more than $1 million of income he earned from 2007 to 2010, the New York Times said.

Fat Joe sentenced to four months in prison for tax evasion

Rapper failed to file tax returns between 2007-2010 Fat Joe has been sentenced to four months in prison after failing to file tax returns between 2007 and 2010. The rapper earned £1.9m in the period and had originally faced two years in prison after pleading guilty to the charges in December 2012.

Fat Joe Sentenced To Four Months In Prison Over $3.3 Million Tax Evasion

By Alicia Adejobi On June 25, 2013 Fat Joe was yesterday sentenced to spend four months in jail after failing to file taxes worth $3.3 million, and he also received a fine, according to a new report.

Fat Joe 'Goin' Down' For Tax Evasion With Four Months In Jail

Fat Joe was hoping for the best, but the Bronx, New York, rapper's tax troubles caught up to him and he got sentenced to four months in prison on Monday (June 24) after he pleaded guilty to failure to file federal income taxes.

Fat Joe Going To Prison For Tax Evasion

Today, Fat Joe was sentenced to four months in prison, a $15,000 fine, and one year of supervised release for failing to pay taxes on nearly $3 million in income over two years. Last December, Joe previously admitted he failed to pay his taxes and blamed "fancy guys in bow ties" but ultimately vowed to pay what he owed.

Fat Joe Sentenced To Four Months For Tax Evasion

Fat Joe openly admitted to not paying federal income taxes in December 2012. Now, the platinum-selling artist is sentenced to four months in prison. Fat Joe, who is better known as Joesph Cartagena, publicly apologized to his family and supporters in Newark, N.J. before being sentenced in federal court. U.S.

Headed To Prison

NEWARK, N.J. - The former chart-topping rap star known as "Fat Joe" was sentenced to four months in prison Monday over his earlier admission that he failed to file federal income taxes for two years. The platinum-selling artist, whose real name is Joseph Cartagena, apologized to his family and supporters during his sentencing Monday in federal court in Newark, N.J.