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Wesley Snipes Indicted on Tax Fraud Charges

This just in: Actor Wesley Snipes has been indicted on tax fraud charges. The government is accusing him of falsely claiming refunds of nearly $12 million in 1996 and 1997. According to the indictment, he also failed to file tax returns in six other years. Federal prosecutors say Snipes used an accounting firm called American Rights Litigators that had a history of filing false returns for clients.

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