Lauryn Hill Faces 3 Years In Prison For Tax Evasion

lauryn hillSinger Lauryn Hill faces three years behind bars for tax evasion.

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Lauryn Hill just pleaded guilty to tax evasion charges today in Newark, N.J.According to TMZ, the singer is facing three years in prison and up to $75,000 in fines for failing to file taxes for three consecutive years from 2005 to 2007. 

Hill was charged with failing to report more than $1.6 million in income during the three year span.

The singer was released on $150,000 bail.

Hill’s sentence hearing is currently set for November. 

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