Wesley Snipes Out Of Prison, Transferred To Community Corrections Program

Wesley Snipes

Apr. 5 2013, Published 12:36 p.m. ET

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After more than two years in a Pennsylvania federal prison, Wesley Snipes was released on Tuesday and transferred to a community corrections program in New York, has confirmed.

Snipes, 50, remains inmate #43355-018 on the Federal Bureau of Prisons registry, but on April 2 the actor was taken out of jail and placed in the New York Community Corrections — which is a home confinement residence for pre-release inmates who remain in Federal custody.

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The Blade star will be completely free on July 19.

As previously reported, Snipes surrendered to the McKean Federal Correctional Institution in Pennsylvania in December 2010 to serve a three-year sentence for tax evasion.

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



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