Fat Joe Turns Himself in to Serve 4-Month Prison Sentence for Tax Evasion

By Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
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Zachary Stieber covers U.S. news, including politics and court cases. He started at The Epoch Times as a New York City metro reporter.
August 26, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

Rapper Fat Joe turned himself in on Monday to serve a four month sentence for tax evasion.

The rapper is in custody at the Federal Detention Center in Miami, reported TMZ.

Fat Joe, whose real name is Joseph Cartagena, previously pled guilty to evading more than $1 million in taxes.

After facing up to two years in prison he was sentenced to four months and a $15,000 fine, in addition to being supervised for one year after being released.

Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
Reporter
Zachary Stieber covers U.S. news, including politics and court cases. He started at The Epoch Times as a New York City metro reporter.