Ja Rule admits to $3M tax evasion in New Jersey

Updated: Mar 23, 2011, 15:01 PM IST

New York: American rapper and actor Ja Rule has admitted that he failed to pay taxes on more than 3 million dollars in income earned between 2004 and 2006.

The platinum-selling rapper entered his guilty plea in a federal courtroom in Newark, reports a daily.

As part of a plea agreement, the government has dismissed two counts against him for unpaid taxes on income earned in 2007 and 2008.

The 35-year-old is expected to be sentenced on the tax evasion charges in June. (ANI)