Lauryn Hill Sentenced to Three Months In Prison for Failing to Pay Taxes

According to AP

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Both Eyewitness News and AP are reporting that Lauryn Hill has been sentenced to three months in prison for failing to pay taxes on $1 million in income.

She will also spend three months on home confinement in Newark, New Jersey.

Before being sentenced, AP reported that her attorney argued that she had already paid over $970,000 to cover what she owed. Hill faced a maximum sentence of one year per count, and was charged on three counts.

She was quoted, according to TMZ, saying the following prior to the sentencing:


[via AP]

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