Wesley Snipes: Officially Ordered to Prison

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He's already been Passenger 57. But, soon, Wesley Snipes will getting another number, of the inmate variety.

The action star, who tried his hardest to avoid a prison sentence on tax evasion charges, has been ordered to begin serving his three-year stint at a federal prison in Pennsylvania on December 9.

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All attempts by Snipes and his attorneys to overturn his 2008 conviction failed, as prosecutors allege the actor did not pay any taxes on the reported $38 million he earned from 1999 on.

"The Defendant Snipes had a fair trial... The time has come for the judgment to be enforced," wrote U.S. District Judge William Terrell Hodges.

Indeed, for Snipes, it's time to get off the Money Train.

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Hey Wes... Take Rangel, and several of the Presidents Men with ya. Last time I checked... they were guilty too.

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