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  • Downfall Complete: Jesse Jackson Jr. Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy

    Feb 20, 13 by EurPublisher 2 Comments

    *In Washington today, former Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. entered a guilty plea in court to criminal charges that he engaged in an alleged scheme to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items. Earlier, Jackson Jr. and his wife Sandra had agreed to plead guilty in deals with prosecutors. Specifically, Jackson’s guilty plea was […]

  • Lauryn Hill Pleads Guilty to Tax Charges; Could Get 3 Years in Prison

    Jun 29, 12 by EURpublisher02 3 Comments

    *Dressed in a conservative dark jacket, white button-up shirt and a long rose skirt , singer Lauryn Hill pleaded guilty Friday to not paying federal taxes on more than $1.5 million earned over three years. She faces a maximum one-year sentence on each of the three counts, reports the Associated Press. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] […]

  • Felicia ‘Snoop’ Pearson Pleads Guilty to Drug Distribution Charges

    Aug 9, 11 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *Actress Felicia “Snoop” Pearson, who played a drug dealer and assassin on HBO’s “The Wire,” pleaded guilty Monday to conspiring to distribute heroin, the Associated Press reported. Pearson, 31, entered the plea a day before her trial was set to begin. Judge Lawrence Fletcher-Hill accepted the plea, suspending a seven-year sentence with credit for time […]

  • Ja Rule Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

    Mar 22, 11 by EURPublisher01 6 Comments

    *Ja Rule has just pleaded guilty to tax evasion in a federal courtroom in Newark, New Jersey. The platinum-selling rapper admitted Tuesday that he failed to pay taxes on more than $3 million in income earned between 2004 and 2006, reports the AP. As part of a plea agreement, the government has dismissed two counts […]

  • D’Angelo Pleads Guilty in Prostitution Case

    Mar 11, 11 by EURPublisher01 8 Comments

    *R&B crooner D’Angelo has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct in connection with a prostitution case in New York City. The 37-year-old, born Michael Archer, was arrested in March 2010 after he tried to pay $40 for sex with an undercover officer who was posing as a prostitute. The Grammy Award-winning R&B singer entered his plea […]

  • Bruno Mars Gets Community Service for Cocaine Charge

    Feb 16, 11 by EURPublisher01 8 Comments

    *Bruno Mars plead guilty to cocaine possession today, three days after winning his first Grammy award, in a deal that avoids prison and could erase his felony conviction next year. “Guilty, your honor,” the 25-year-old singer-songwriter said softly, standing in court in a dark suit with his hands at his sides. Clark County District Judge […]