A Florida judge has ruled in favor of prosecutors' requests to require actor Wesley Snipes to pay for the cost of his recent tax prosecution.

U.S. District Court Judge William Terrell Hodges ordered Snipes to pay $217,363.75 to reimburse the government. Snipes was convicted in February of three misdemeanor counts of failing to file tax returns for three years, but was found not guilty of felony charges of tax fraud and conspiracy (see Snipes Not Guilty of Tax Felonies).

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