'Jersey Shore' Star Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino Pleads Guilty To Tax Evasion

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Marc Sorrentino, 38, faces up to three years for aiding in the preparation of a fraudulent tax return. Mike Sorrentino was charged with two counts, as well as failure to file a tax return for 2011, when he allegedly earned almost $1.96 million.

The Jersey Shore star and his brother/manager Marc were charged in 2014 and again previous year with multiple counts related to almost $9 million in income from the show.

As The Blast first reported, Sorrentino faces up to 15 years in prison.

Prosecutors accused The Situation and his brother, Marc Sorrentino, in 2014 of evading taxes on income of almost $9 million, but the men's plea deals in New Jersey are largely silent on numbers. Sorrentino initially rejected a plea deal offer from prosecutors but he seemed to have had a change of heart. He also claimed numerous personal expenses, including luxury cars and clothing, as business write-offs, according to court documents.

Additional charges were filed past year when federal prosecutors announced a superseding indictment that accused Mike Sorrentino of tax evasion and structuring funds to evade currency transaction reports. They also faced counts of filing false returns - each of which has a maximum sentence of three years. Marc Sorrentino was charged with falsifying records to obstruct a grand jury investigation.

"The Situation" appeared on all six seasons of the MTV reality show, which followed the lives of rowdy housemates in a New Jersey beach town.

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The crib came on the same day her older sister Kim Kardashian revealed she welcomed her third child - a daughter - via surrogate. Commenters are speculating that maybe the fashion house is the inspiration behind the third West child's name.

Meanwhile in Miami, Mike's castmates have been busy filming an upcoming reboot series, with Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, Jenni "JWoww" Farley, Deena Nicole Cortese and Vinny Guadagnino all spotted getting to work on Jersey Shore: Family Reunion.

Their accountant, Gregg Mark, already pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud the government in 2015.

The brothers had originally pleaded not guilty.

Sorrentino confirmed the Jersey Shore revival in July 2017, telling Entertainment Tonight, "There definitely is a reunion-style situation coming".

Teresa Giudice served almost a year in prison and was freed in December 2015. That year, the reality star pulled in approximately $2 million.

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