NEWARK, N.J. – Former “Jersey Shore” reality series star Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino is facing several federal tax charges.
Sorrentino and his brother, Marc, are named in a seven-count indictment released Wednesday.
Prosecutors allege the brothers failed to pay all taxes owed on nearly $9 million earned over the last four years.
The indictment includes counts of conspiracy, filing false tax returns and failing to file.
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The cast of the MTV reality show were known for their rowdy lifestyle. In July, Mike Sorrentino agreed to take anger management classes to resolve assault charges stemming from a July 15 fight with his brother at their family’s tanning salon.
Attorneys for the brothers didn’t immediately return messages. The brothers were to appear in court in Newark later Wednesday.