Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino is completing his 8-month tax evasion sentence at ‘cushy’ Otisville FCI in New York – but his brother Marc isn’t so lucky. RadarOnline.com can exclusively reveal the Jersey Shore star's brother is serving his sentence at Fairton FCI.
Radar confirmed with Federal Bureau of Prisons that Marc is serving his 2-year sentence at the New Jersey's Fairton. Marc previously told fans he would be at FCI Fort Dix in NJ, where Real Housewives of Atlanta star Apollo Nida is currently serving his sentence.
While Mike, 36, is enjoying the benefits of a bocce court, a variety of food and more at his prison, Marc’s medium-security prison recently came under fire when an inmate was killed.
According to NJ.com, an inmate serving a 77-month sentence at FCI Fairton for entering the U.S. illegally from Mexico was killed after an “apparent altercation” in February 2018.
Salomon Hernandez-Vega, 38, was found unresponsive in his cell. Although staff tried to revive the inmate, he was pronounced dead 40 minutes after he was found.
Back in 2012, correctional officer Job Brown pled guilty to accepting $3,600 in bribes in exchange for smuggling cigarettes and vitamin supplements into the facility, according to NJ.com.
Radar broke that Mike checked into prison on January 15. He will have 24 months of supervised release and 500 hours of community service when he’s out.
Federal prison consultant Dan Wise exclusively told Radar Mike will have an easy time in prison.
“It will be very unlikely that he will ever see any type of violence while serving his very relaxed prison sentence,” he told Radar. “With his status of MTV, it is more likely inmates will see him as a star which will make his time very easy!”
But like Marc, Mike’s prison has been hit with scandals as well.
In August 2009, ex correctional officer Hope Spinato was sentenced to eight months in prison for aiding and assisting an inmate escape from FCI Otisville. In July 2007, Spinato drove an inmate, who was serving a 17-year sentence for narcotics charges, from the prison to her home. She admitted to having an intimate relationship with the inmate and to bringing him outside of the prison numerous times.
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