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