Rapper Fat Joe admits evading taxes
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Rap star Fat Joe has pleaded guilty to federal tax evasion.
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The performer, whose real name is Joseph Cartagena, entered the plea Thursday to a charge of failing to pay taxes on more than $1 million of income in 2007 and 2008.
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The 42-year-old Miami Beach resident appeared in federal court in New Jersey because some of the companies he earns money from are incorporated there.
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He remains free, but faces up to two years in prison when he's sentenced in April.
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