Jury selection in the tax evasion trial of actor Wesley Snipes has begun, with documents from prosecutors showing that Snipes failed to pay taxes on the $38 million in income he earned between 1999 and 2004.

Snipes joined a group of tax protestors in 2000, two of whom are co-defendants in the trial. The group claimed that only the foreign earnings of U.S. citizens are subject to taxation. He was warned by the Internal Revenue Service in 2002 that he was under investigation and that his tax arguments were frivolous.

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