White men can’t jump, and movie actor Wesley Snipes apparently can’t fill out his tax returns properly, according to a recently unsealed indictment from the Internal Revenue Service.The eight-count indictment charges Snipes and two Florida men with conspiracy to defraud the IRS and presenting a fraudulent claim for payment. Snipes is facing six counts of failing to file income tax returns between 1999 and 2004.

According to court documents filed in Tampa, Fla., the star of “White Men Can’t Jump,” “Murder at 1600” and the “Blade” vampire trilogy fraudulently claimed refunds totaling almost $12 million. He faces more than 15 years in prison.

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