Prosecutors who convicted actor Wesley Snipes on charges of failing to file his tax return for three years have filed a cross-appeal demanding that he pay $257,687.74 for the cost of prosecuting him.
Snipes was convicted on three misdemeanor charges in February and sentenced to three years in prison in April, but he was acquitted of felony charges as well as some other misdemeanor charges. He is free on bail, pending his appeal (see Judge Grants Bail to Wesley Snipes). Although he has paid back part of the taxes he owes, he was not ordered to pay court costs.
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