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Wesley Snipes Finishes Tax Evasion Prison Sentence

Under house arrest until July

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Wesley Snipes has moved from prison to house arrest.

TMZ reports that the actor that the Federal Bureau of Prisons says Snipes was released on April 2 and transferred to the New York Community Corrections Office, which will oversee his home confinement, due to end on July 19.

Snipes, 50, was convicted of three misdemeanor counts back in 2008 for failing to file tax returns from 1999-2001. During the three-year period, Snipes cheated the government out of $7 million, reports The New York Daily News. He lost an appeal for a retrial in 2010 which resulted in his being sentenced to three years at a McKean Federal Correctional Institution in Pennsylvania, where he was housed with roughly 290 white-collar inmates.