Thursday 23 March 2017

Calls to revoke Snipes appeal bond

Wesley Snipes' appeal bond could be revoked
Wesley Snipes' appeal bond could be revoked

Prosecutors have asked for Wesley Snipes' appeal bond to be revoked.

The Florida prosecutors want the judge to order the Blade actor to surrender and begin serving a three-year sentence for wilfully failing to file federal income tax returns.

An appeals court decided the star had received a fair trial and sentence.

The motion was filed on Wednesday in federal court in Ocala.

The 47-year-old was granted an appellate bond. He was allowed to remain free after US District Judge William Terrell Hodges imposed a 36-month sentence for the tax-related misdemeanour convictions.

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