A chiropractor was sentenced to 21 months in prison for following the tax defiance advice promoted by actor Wesley Snipes' recent co-defendant.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Hugh B. School of Buffalo, N.Y., sentenced John Weisberg to the jail term and ordered him to cooperate with the Internal Revenue Service by filing tax returns and paying back taxes as a condition of supervised release. Weisberg was convicted in February of three counts of failure to file tax returns. His office said the chiropractor was seeing a patient and declined to comment.

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