Ja Rule Pleads Guity For Tax Evasion & Facing 5 Yrs Jail

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Ja Rule is faceing up to five years in jail after pleading guilty to Tax Evasion..

NY Times reports on Tuesday, the rapper born Jeffrey Atkins pleaded guilty in a New Jersey Federal Court to two counts of tax evasion, each carrying a maximum one-year sentence.

Agreeing to fork over $1.1 million in back taxes and penalties, the rapper is currently free on $500,000 bail pending sentencing June 13. A week before that, he’s scheduled to report to jail to begin serving a three-year sentence for a weapons possession conviction stemming from a 2007 arrest.

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