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“The Situation” Is Sentenced in Tax Fraud Case

By The Associated Press Today

NEWARK — Michael Sorrentino, known as the Situation, has been sentenced to eight months in prison for tax fraud.

A federal judge pronounced the sentence Friday for the “Jersey Shore” star, shortly after his brother Marc Sorrentino received a two-year sentence on the same charge.

Both brothers pleaded guilty in January. They were charged in 2014 with tax offenses related to nearly $9 million in income.

Michael Sorrentino’s lawyers had sought probation, while prosecutors wanted a sentence of 14 months.  [Read More New York Times]

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