Wesley Snipes Released From Federal Prison in Pa.

Snipes was convicted in 2008 on tax charges

Saturday, Apr 6, 2013  |  Updated 3:43 PM PDT
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Wesley Snipes Released From Federal Prison in Pa.

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Wesley Snipes has been released from a federal prison in Pennsylvania.
 
Snipes was convicted in 2008 on tax charges.

He was released Tuesday. A Bureau of Corrections spokeswoman said Friday he'll be overseen by the New York Community Corrections Office until July 19.
 
The 50-year-old actor has appeared in dozens of films, from "White Men Can't Jump" and "Demolition Man" in the early 1990s to the blockbuster "Blade" trilogy.

He entered the McKean federal prison in December 2010 to begin a three-year sentence for failure to file income tax returns.
 
Snipes belonged to a group that challenged the government's right to collect taxes. U.S. prosecutors say he failed to file returns for at least a decade and owed millions of dollars in back taxes.
 
Snipes had appealed in an Atlanta court, saying he didn't get a fair trial.
 

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