'Jersey Shore' Star Gets Prison For Tax Evasion

Law360, Newark (October 5, 2018, 1:44 PM EDT) -- Michael "The Situation" Sorrentino, a performer on the reality TV series "Jersey Shore," was ordered Friday to serve eight months behind bars for tax evasion, with a New Jersey federal judge telling him that "with celebrity, comes responsibility."

U.S. District Judge Susan D. Wigenton handed down that sentence after Sorrentino  pled guilty in January to a single count of tax evasion. Before his sentencing, the judge on Friday sentenced Sorrentino's brother, Marc, to two years in prison following his own guilty plea in January to one count of aiding in the preparation of a false and fraudulent tax return.

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