Evading Taxes On $3.4M Earns Rapper Fat Joe 4 Months

Law360, New York (June 24, 2013, 8:04 PM EDT) -- Joseph Cartagena, better known as rapper Fat Joe, was sentenced in New Jersey federal court on Monday to four months in prison for failing to file four years' worth of tax returns, a period during which he earned $3.4 million, according to filings.

Cartagena, 42, pled guilty in December to two counts of failing to file a tax return under a plea agreement that allowed him to accept two of the four counts against him for failure to file from 2007 to 2010 in exchange for...
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