Rapper DMX was charged this week with tax fraud after the Department of Justice said he avoided paying $1.7 million in taxes over several years. After spending Thursday night in jail, he posted a $500,000 bond and was released. If found guilty, he could face up to 44 years in federal prison.
Prosecutors claim that the rapper, whose real name is Earl Simmons, avoided $1.7 million in taxes during the peak of his career from 2002 to 2005.
An indictment alleges he stopped paying taxes in the early 2000s at the peak of his career, when he was making millions of dollars off chart-topping songs including "X Gon' Give it to Ya", appearances in movies such as "Romeo Must Die" and performances at sold-out arenas.
He is looking at over a dozen counts, including corruptly endeavoring to obstruct and impede the due administration of the IRS, one count of evasion of payment of income taxes, six counts of evasion of assessment of income tax liability and six counts of failure to file a U.S. individual income tax return.
"Celebrity rapper or not, all Americans must pay their taxes", Kim said in the statement.
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A magistrate judge on Friday restricted DMX's travel to within the New York City area, except when cleared to perform elsewhere.
Rapper DMX dropped a new song Monday at court - about his famous defense lawyer, Murray Richman.
Following the hearing, Mr. Simmons told reporters that his religious faith was helping him cope with his legal troubles.
"People who like his music are going to understand this situation, people who don't like his music aren't going to", he said, "but neither will matter in court". "My life is in God's hands".
I want to say it's probably the winningest year we've had on Spanish golf, between the PGA Tour and the European Tour. In his 20 Opens since his debut at Lytham in 1996, Garcia has racked up an astonishing 10 top-10 finishes.
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Arsenal withdrew from attempts to sign Van Dijk for £12m in 2015 and could be made to pay for that mistake this summer. The Gunners could also snap up former Hoops defender Virgil van Dijk from under Liverpool's noses.
"On YouTube, the song has been dubbed 'The Ish" and former Fugees Lauryn Hill and Wyclef Jean weighed in on Twitter. Fans are already concluding that she is talking about Wyclef or Pras being the persons behind the leak.
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Jackson does have a strong point as Johnson is regarded as the best point guard and one of the best players of all time. Speaking after rocking Jordan 31s following his Summer League semifinal victory against Dallas, Ball admitted as much.
With 89 receptions totaling 1,399 yards and 11 touchdowns, Callaway figured to be the go-to receiver for the Gators this season. Last Tuesday at SEC Media Days, coach Jim McElwain said he hasn't made any judgment on whether Callaway will be suspended.
A spokesman said textile products were at the top of the list of its exported goods, followed closely by other traditional items. Shortly after their meeting, Trump said he had told Xi that China would get a better trade deal if it reined in North Korea.
The American wore an incredible £1million diamond-encrusted Hublot watch for the last stop on the promotional tour in London. The tour's final stop was at Wembley on Friday, following trips to Los Angeles, Toronto and NY .
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Korea's minimum wage hiked 16.4% to $6.68 next year
President Moon Jae-in has promised to increase the minimum wage to 10,000 won per hour before his five-year term ends in May 2022. It will also cut credit card servicing fees for small franchisees and mom-and-pop stores from this month.
Jailed NCP MLAs vote for Prez polls
As many as 287 MLAs out of 288 and a Rajya Sabha member from the state cast their votes at Vidhan Bhavan . I had never been a shareholder in the companies that are named in the money laundering case".