Crime

DMX Sentenced For Tax Evasion

By HHL JT
pixel_start

DMX has just been sentenced to one year in prison for failing to report close to $2 million in income to the IRS.

 

Prosecutors had wanted to DMX to get the maximum five years in prison for the one count of tax evasion he pleaded guilty to late last year. But US District Judge Jed Rakoff went easy and only gave him 12 months.

Before taking a plea, X had been facing  14 counts and 40 years in prison. So it all could have been a lot worse. 

During the sentencing hearing, X's attorney, Murray Richman, played X's music video for "Slippin'" to show the judge how difficult DMX's life has been.

DMX has gone to jail numerous times for crimes from drug possession to reckless driving to not paying child support.

This is the 47-year old's longest sentence yet.

The IRS is gonna to give it to ya.

pixel_end
Posted In: Crime DMX

Discuss

News DMX's Posthumous Album Coming Soon DMX's Posthumous Album Coming Soon / News Crime Flatline Nizzy Shot & Killed Outside of Pittsburgh Flatline Nizzy Shot & Killed Outside of Pittsburgh / Crime Crime YFN Lucci Named In Massive Indictment Against The Bloods YFN Lucci Named In Massive Indictment Against The Bloods / Crime Crime New Details Emerge In Pop Smoke’s Murder New Details Emerge In Pop Smoke’s Murder / Crime Crime Honeykomb Brazy Arrested For Shootout Related To His Grandparents' Death Honeykomb Brazy Arrested For Shootout Related To His Grandparents' Death / Crime Crime G Herbo Is in Even More Federal Trouble G Herbo Is in Even More Federal Trouble / Crime