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Lauryn Hill Goes to Jail

Will serve 3 months in prison for tax evasion
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jul 8, 2013 1:58 PM CDT

(Newser) – Lauryn Hill has started serving a three-month prison sentence in Connecticut for failing to pay about $1 million in taxes over the past decade. A spokesman for the federal Bureau of Prisons says the Grammy-winning singer reported today to the federal prison in Danbury. The onetime Fugees singer pleaded guilty last year in New Jersey to failing to pay taxes on more than $1.8 million earned from 2005 to 2007; she had faced a maximum sentence of one year each on three counts of failing to file taxes. (Click for more tax troubles of the stars.)

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