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Lauryn Hill

Checks Into Prison

for 3 Month Tax Sentence

7/8/2013 8:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Ready or not ... Lauryn Hill has just reported to federal prison in Connecticut, where she will begin her 3 month sentence for tax evasion, TMZ has learned.

Officials tell TMZ ... the former Fugees singer was booked into the Federal Correctional Institution in Danbury at 11:15 AM EST.

We're told the FCI is a "minimum security type facility" where inmates live in "barracks type" housing.

We're also told 38-year-old Hill will not be isolated in the facility -- and will be housed with the general population.

As we previously reported, Hill pled guilty last year to three counts of tax evasion for failing to file returns on $1.8 million she earned from 2005 to 2007.

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31.

Dorothy Ray    

We should talk about the banks, an wall street if anybody should go to Jail them greed you no what.

283 days ago
32.

Oliver Gavin    

I hope Laury Hill do not get hurt will in lock up.

283 days ago
33.

Bass Meant Music    

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V6GLaGho6Ys

283 days ago
34.

Ungaree    

3 months! Dang Pres Obama had four people working for him who had much worse charges and get off with a slap on the hand. She should have been on the president staff,

283 days ago
35.

Ungaree    

3 months! Dang Pres Obama had four people working for him who had much worse charges and get off with a slap on the hand. She should have been on the president staff,

283 days ago
36.

t    

and Toni Brasxton get a $50 MILLION debt erased via bankruptcy (how much of that was taxes?)....SMH....Really?

283 days ago
37.

newsjunkie    

OMG! Oprah has a twin.

283 days ago
38.

killinworry    

Well her situation is far more complicated than some of you realize, besides she's not part of the 1% you all should be complaining about. At some point in your life when you start earning some money you may have some challenges paying all your taxes!

283 days ago
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killinworry    

Well her situation is far more complicated than some of you realize, besides she's not part of the 1% you all should be complaining about. At some point in your life when you start earning some money you may have some challenges paying all your taxes!

283 days ago
40.

Ines Beag    

If only she was white. F the goverment.

283 days ago
41.

elpablo    

This is the white man's fault!

283 days ago
42.

pattycake    

sick of these people not paying ..3 months is a joke..she should be in for years.

282 days ago
43.

pattycake    

Her race card BS really pisses me off...she just perpetuates the african american deadbeat stereotype...nice job..and now another african american in jail... they create their own problems..

282 days ago
44.

Daniel Biela    

that's all the racist bitch got give me a break

282 days ago
45.

kgg    

Why do people call her a deadbeat? She earned that money. Not the government. Income taxes are unconstitutional. But all the sheep go baah baah..

234 days ago
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