Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Method Man Is Arrested For Tax Evasion

Method Man joins a list of other celebrities including New York Mets pitcher Jerry Koosman who have had financial problems paying their taxes. Method Man, whose real name is Clifford Smith, is a Grammy award winning rapper and the founding member of the hip hop group Wu-Tang Clan. Method Man could face up to four years in prison for failing to pay his taxes.
The 38-year-old rapper turned himself in to police in Staten Island, New York for arrest. Authorities say he failed to pay nearly 33,000 US dollars in taxes between 2004 and 2007 and is being charged with repeated failure to file a return and failure to pay taxes.

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