DMX Pleads Not Guilty To $1.7M Tax Fraud

Law360, New York (July 14, 2017, 8:06 PM EDT) -- Rapper DMX pled not guilty in New York federal court Friday to 14 counts of tax fraud stemming from an alleged $1.7 million scheme in which payments for performances and royalties were received almost entirely in cash, according to a release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

The 46-year-old Yonkers rapper, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was set to be released on $500,000 bail, according to court documents. He faces six counts of evasion of assessment of income tax liability and six counts of failure to file...
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