Rapper DMX for 5 years in jail for tax evasion

Rapper DMX for 5 years in jail for tax evasion

From taxes not exempted no one, including the winners of the star status. This rule had not like the famous rapper and actor DMX, and he decided to hide from the IRS their multi-million dollar revenues.

However, sooner or later must pay for everything. 46-year-old Earl Simmons will have to pay the $1.7 million he owed the state. In addition to the financial penalties he faces imprisonment for a period of 5 years.

A native of Yonkers, new York, for many years hid their multimillion-dollar profits from the IRS that he made most of the money transactions in cash and Bank accounts made out to third parties.

The Agency had been hunting him, but sufficient evidence to arrest managed to collect in July 2017. Suspicion of the authorities was the fact that the rapper declared too insignificant amount. So, in 1011 and 2012 he never showed of revenue, and in 2013 said he earned only $10 thousand. The investigators found that in fact between 2010 and 2015, he bummed $2.3 million.

On Thursday, Simmons has pleaded guilty and agreed to pay financial compensation for their violation. The final verdict on his case will make 29 Mar 2018.

Biography of the artist shows that he doesn’t really like to pay the bills and to live by the rules. Judging by the number of arrests (and their counts DMX more than two dozen), a prison for the rapper — a second home. He spent most of his youth and periodically visited places not so remote during adulthood. In the list of the charges against him have hack documents, evasion from payment of the alimony, cruelty to animals, assault on a driver in an attempt to impersonate an FBI agent, drug possession and many other offenses.

Extensive criminal history and frequent jail did not prevent Simmons to make a brilliant career. His list of accomplishments — platinum album, nominated for a Grammy award, the famous hits of the Party Up, Get It On The Floor Ruff Ryders’ Anthem and shooting in 5 scenes, including the legendary Thriller «From the cradle to the grave».