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DMX Charged With Major Tax Evasion — But He's Not The Only Celeb To Face The Wrath Of The IRS!

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UPDATE 6:47 P.M. EST: DMX has been released from jail on Friday after posting $500,000 bond (an amount he needed two co-signers for). According to TMZ, the rapper has pleaded not guilty to all 14 counts of tax evasion. A judge has also issued travel restrictions, prohibiting him from leaving the NYC area. Stay tuned…


DMX turned himself in to the feds Thursday evening after getting hit with 14 counts of tax evasion.

The U.S. Attorney's Office says the rapper could face could face up to 44 years in prison for hiding his income over several years and owning the IRS about $1.7 million!

According to the indictment, the 46-year-old didn't file taxes for ANY of the millions he made from his chart topping songs, performances and TV show appearances over the years.

The docs say DMX, real name Earl Simmons, went out of his way to evade taxes, including avoiding personal bank accounts, setting up surrogate accounts, and paying large expenses in cash.

Simmons even allegedly refused to tape his Celebrity Couples Therapy appearance in order to rip off the IRS what was owed. After the proper taxes had been withheld in the initial check, X demanded that producers issue him a new check for the full amount of $125,000 — which he got!

But it looks like he'll finally have to pay up — just like these other celebs who have dealt with tax troubles.

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Former Property Wars Star Arrested For Bank Fraud Amid Federal Investigation!

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A former Property Wars star has been arrested for wire fraud following a joint investigation between the IRS and the Department of Homeland Security.

According to a recently unsealed indictment, Scott Menaged (pictured above) worked with three others — Veronica Castro, Alberto Pena, and Troy Flippo — to commit major bank fraud.

Court documents allege the operation took place at Menaged's furniture stores, where the scammers would set up lines of credit with banks then create fake accounts to cash in.

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In some cases, Menaged even stole the identities of dead people to obtain multiple loans and scam lenders out of tens of thousands of dollars!

The former Discovery Channel star had allegedly used one loan to pay for the home while

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The IRS Has Drained Tori Spelling And Dean McDermott's Bank Accounts — Yikes!

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Less money, more problems?

According to media reports that broke late yesterday afternoon, the Internal Revenue Service has emptied the bank accounts belonging to Tori Spelling and her husband, Dean McDermott. Whoa!!!

Related: Tori Is Open To Having MORE Children?!

The IRS had previously slammed the couple with a federal tax lien for $707,480.30 in unpaid taxes — for their 2014 bill alone. And now, well, it appears that the IRS has decided to come for their tax money and leave Spelling and McDermottt high and dry.

Wow!!

There's quite a bit more on the plate for the couple

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Twitter Wants You To Stream Hot In Herre To Save Nelly From His $2.5 MILLION Tax Debt!

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Nelly's in some pretty big financial trouble.

On Sunday, news broke that the rapper was slapped with a $2,412,283 federal tax lien back in August! Oof! Since the songsmith owes so much, the IRS could claim some of his assets and property!

The 41-year-old apparently also owes $149,511 in Missouri state taxes from 2013! That means the artist is looking at over $2.5 MILLION in debt!

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And while sources say the hitmaker is working with tax authorities to settle this money mess, his fans are also doing their part to help!

On Monday, SPIN did the math, and realized that Nelly needs 287,176,547 streams to pay what he owes. So, plenty of people flocked to Twitter to get the masses to #SaveNelly, posting:

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Is Donald Trump Lying About Giving Millions To Charity?? See Why Even His Own Son Is Stepping Back From Claims…

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Uhm, this is awkward!

By now, there's no way you haven't heard some of the RIDICULOUS, racist, and misogynistic things that Donald Trump has said, but now he might be losing some support from his own family!

You may be aware that Trump still has NOT released his tax records, something Hillary Clinton has already done, as he claims he's undergoing a routine audit and will release the information afterwards.

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Part of the reason people are so curious about his return is they want to fact check some of the claims the businessman has made like how he's said at rallies that he gives "millions" to charities every year. In fact, just last week Donald's son, Eric Trump, even said that his father gives "millions and millions and millions" to charities including "hundreds of thousands" to the Eric Trump Foundation!

Well after the 32-year-old's confident comments and telling the Washington Post that he would get back to them regarding the numbers, Eric simply replied with an e-mail saying:

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It's Tax Day! Don't Forget, Or You Might End Up Like These Celebs Who've Had Tax Troubles!

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Today is April 18, AKA Tax Day (April 15 was a holiday observed by Washington, D.C. called Emancipation Day)!

It's the official FINAL day to turn in your 2015 taxes to the Internal Revenue Service — and if you're thinking that's not such a big deal, well, read on!

Many a celeb has come before you and messed up, cheated, "forgot," or otherwise didn't file taxes for one reason or another, and the federal government came down on them hard!

From taking assets to handing out jail time, the IRS doesn't play around when you don't pay the money you owe.

But fortunately — or unfortunately for the stars — dozens of celebs have found this out the hard way so you can learn to avoid it!

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Little House On The Prairie Star Running For Congress — But Something From Her Past May Keep Her From Winning!

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From Little House to the White House??

Ok, maybe not that far, but Little House On The Prairie star Melissa Gilbert IS running for Congress!

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Gilbert, who was a child actress on Little House just a few short decades ago, is running as a Democrat in Michigan's 8th District, hoping to unseat Republican Representative Mike Bishop.

On her campaign website, Gilbert made a statement about her decision to run:

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