Wesley Snipes Surrenders To Federal Prison To Start Serving 3-Year Term


Dec. 9 2010, Published 9:58 a.m. ET

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Actor Wesley Snipes surrendered Thursday shortly before noon to a Pennsylvania prison where he will begin serving a three-year sentence for tax evasion, has learned.

The 48-year-old is inmate number 43355-018 and is housed in the medium security McKean Federal Correctional Institution where he will begin the admission and orientation program before being given a “work assignment” to make money based on his performance.

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As previously reported, inmates at the facility are allowed to shower only three times a week; during that time they will receive a fresh set of prison issued clothing, and it’s lights out at 10:00 p.m. daily.

Snipes was found guilty in 2008 for failing to pay taxes on his $38 million income.


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