Rapper Fat Joe face up to 2-years in jail after admitting to evading $3.7 Million in taxes. Rapper Fat Joe, born Joseph Cartagena has pleaded guilty to two counts of evading taxes on $3.7 million dollars of income.
The 42-year-old rapper, known for his work with the late Big Pun, Terror Squad and many others, admitted that he evaded paying taxes, in 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010.
Although he is free currently on $250,000, bail, Fat Joe faces up to two years of jail term if convicted in April. At that time he is also expected to face a $200,000 penalty, as unpaid taxes to the ;government totaled nearly $718,038, according to U.S. Attorney Paul S. Fishman.