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Jersey Shore’s Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino Is Facing Up To 15 Years In Prison After He Failed To Pay Taxes

 

Apparently Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino wasn’t thinking ahead when he decided to run with “The Situation” as a nickname. Sure, he was referring to his abs, but going by “The Situation,” just sets him up for so many headlines and punchlines for any bit of trouble that comes his way.

Case in point: The Situation this time around involves some tax trouble and the Jersey Shore cast member is facing some prison time. That is quite the situation if you ask me.

Once again, Page Six came through with the details surrounding the legal situation. Mike rejected a plea deal on Tuesday over some tax charges. He is facing up to fifteen years in prison and his brother, Marc Sorrentino, could get twenty five years. In April, the brothers got accused of falsifying records and failing to pay taxes.

The reality star owes income tax on an estimated $8.9 million that was earned between 2010 and 2012. Not so coincidentally, the original run of Jersey Shore was on television from 2009 to 2012.

Mike was accused of making “multiple cash deposits on the same day in amounts less than $10,000, into different bank accounts that he controlled”so he didn’t have to report the transactions to the IRS. I’m no expert, but that sounds very calculated to me. Mike is in quite the sticky situation. Hopefully he has a great lawyer and some plausible explanations for his financial activities. Maybe he can get an advance on his Jersey Shore: Family Vacation paycheck so he can pay off some taxes?

RELATED: Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino Claims Ignorance In Tax Fraud Case

TELL US- WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT THE SITUATION’S LEGAL DRAMA? ARE YOU PLANNING TO WATCHING THE JERSEY SHORE: FAMILY VACATION SERIES?

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