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Snipes' Lawyers File New Appeal

Jailed WESLEY SNIPES' lawyer has filed a new appeal against the actor's three-year prison term for tax evasion, requesting officials free the star so he can fight his case in the U.S. Supreme Court.The Blade...

Snipes Begins Prison Sentence

WESLEY SNIPES has started his three-year sentence at a minimum security prison in Pennsylvania, following his conviction for tax evasion.The Blade star has spent two years fighting his 2008 conviction for failing to file tax...

Wesley Snipes Enters Prison

Wesley Snipes has entered prison. The 'Blade' actor - who has been sentenced to three years in jail for tax-related crimes - has now "surrendered" to the Federal Correctional Institution McKean in Pennsylvania, prison officials...

Snipes Begins Prison Sentence

WESLEY SNIPES has started his three-year sentence at a minimum security prison in Pennsylvania, following his conviction for tax evasion.The Blade star has spent two years fighting his 2008 conviction for failing to file tax...

Snipes' Lawyers File Emergency Motion For Retrial

Lawyers for WESLEY SNIPES filed an emergency court motion in Florida on Wednesday (08Dec10) demanding a new trial following fresh revelations about jury misconduct during his 2008 case for tax evasion.The Blade star has been...

Snipes' Taxes Are Fully Paid Up

WESLEY SNIPES has dismissed rumours he continues to owe American authorities millions of dollars in back taxes, insisting his bill is fully paid up.The Hollywood actor was convicted of failing to file a tax return...

Snipes Juror Speaks Out

A juror who convicted WESLEY SNIPES on tax charges has broken his silence about the star's case - alleging three members of the panel pre-determined his guilt before the trial.The Blade actor has been ordered...

Jail-bound Wesley Snipes Hoping For A Miracle

Wesley Snipes is hoping a "miracle" will keep him out of prison this week.The 'Blade' star has been told he must present himself to the Federal Correctional Institution McKean, a medium-security prison in Pennsylvania, by...

Snipes Still Hoping For 'Miracle' To Prevent Prison Term

WESLEY SNIPES is still hoping for a "miracle" to stop him going to prison on Thursday (09Dec10) as his lawyer seeks a review of his tax evasion case.The Blade star and his attorneys have spent...

Snipes Loses Bid To Postpone Start Of Prison Sentence

Prison-bound WESLEY SNIPES will spend the upcoming holidays behind bars after a judge denied his request to delay his surrender date until the New Year (11).The Blade star and his lawyers have spent two years...

Wesley Snipes Ordered To Jail Next Week

Wesley Snipes has been ordered to report to jail next week.The 'Blade' star has been told he must present himself to the Federal Correctional Institution McKean, a medium-security prison in Pennsylvania, by 12.00pm on December...

Snipes Must Check Into Prison By 9 December

WESLEY SNIPES must report to prison authorities in Pennsylvania by 9 December (10) to begin his three-year sentence for tax evasion.The Blade star and his lawyers have spent two years fighting his 2008 conviction, which...

Snipes Must Check Into Prison By 9 December

WESLEY SNIPES must report to prison authorities in Pennsylvania by 9 December (10) to begin his three-year sentence for tax evasion.The Blade star and his lawyers have spent two years fighting his 2008 conviction, which...

Wesley Snipes Asks For Bail Extension

Wesley Snipes has asked a federal judge for an extension to his bail.The 48-year-old actor - who was ordered to surrender to authorities on Friday (19.11.10) to begin serving a three-year prison sentence for tax-related...

Snipes Asks For Bail Extension

WESLEY SNIPES is hoping to stay out of jail by asking for a bail extension as his lawyers attempt to lodge another appeal against his conviction.The Blade star has spent two years fighting a guilty...

Lawyer: 'Snipes Is Not In Federal Custody'

WESLEY SNIPES' attorney has dismissed reports the actor has surrendered to authorities to begin his prison term after he was listed by federal officials as "in transit".On Friday (19Nov10), a Florida judge ordered the Blade...

Snipes 'In Transit' To Prison

WESLEY SNIPES has turned himself into authorities and is on his way to prison after a judge ordered him to surrender and begin serving his three-year sentence for tax evasion.The Blade star, 48, has spent...

Lawyer: 'Snipes Is Staying Strong'

Actor WESLEY SNIPES is remaining "strong and positive" ahead of his three-year jail sentence for tax evasion, according to his lawyer.The Blade star was found guilty of failing to file returns when he stood trial...

Snipes Must Surrender To Cops

Actor WESLEY SNIPES has been ordered to surrender to federal authorities immediately and begin serving his three-year sentence for tax evasion.The Blade star was found guilty of failing to file returns when he stood trial...

Snipes Must Surrender To Cops

Actor WESLEY SNIPES has been ordered to surrender to federal authorities immediately and begin serving his three-year sentence for tax evasion.The Blade star was found guilty of failing to file returns when he stood trial...

Snipes Wins Retrial Hearing

BLADE star WESLEY SNIPES is fighting to take his tax trial to Florida, insisting he did not receive a fair ruling when he was found guilty of failing to file returns, and sentenced to serve...

Elba Eyes Blade

IDRIS ELBA is bidding to replace WESLEY SNIPES in a fourth BLADE movie.The Wire star recently signed to star alongside Kenneth Branagh and Anthony Hopkins in Thor, the first film in a multi-picture deal with...

Shamed Investor Starr Changes Plea To Guilty

Disgraced celebrity investor KENNETH STARR is facing up to 20 years behind bars after pleading guilty to embezzling $30 million (£20 million) from A-list clients such as UMA THURMAN, WESLEY SNIPES and MARTIN SCORSESE.Starr, 66,...

Starr's Wife Claims Snipes Link

The wife of shamed celebrity investment adviser KENNETH STARR is convinced two mystery men trying to contact her are linked to WESLEY SNIPES' ongoing tax scandal.Snipes is said to have been caught up in an...

Wesley Snipes Makes Mistrial Claim

Wesley Snipes is calling for a mistrial in his tax evasion investigation. The 'Demolition Man' star - who was handed a three-year sentence by US courts in April 2008 after he was found to have...

Snipes Requests New Trial

WESLEY SNIPES is fighting to stay out of jail on federal tax charges again - the actor has filed documents calling for a new trial, citing "jury misconduct".The Blade star lost an appeal against his...

Snipes' Prison Sentence Postponed

WESLEY SNIPES has been spared jail for now - he's been granted a postponement ahead of his looming prison term.The Blade star lost an appeal against his three-year jail sentence in July (10) after a...

Snipes Hopes To Stay Free To Shoot Heat Movie

WESLEY SNIPES is hoping his lawyers can keep him out of jail for at least another four months after signing up to star in new action movie HAVANA HEAT.The Blade actor lost an appeal against...

Chris Tucker Facing Huge Tax Bill

Chris Tucker reportedly owes $11.5 million in unpaid taxes.The actor-and-comedian - who was paid $20 million for each film he starred in for the 'Rush Hour' franchise - is believed to owe the huge sum...

Snipes Lawyers Want To Question Jurors

WESLEY SNIPES' lawyers have moved to further delay the actor's jail sentence - they have filed a court motion asking to question the jurors who convicted the star on tax evasion charges.The Blade actor lost...

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