Tax evasion

  1. Lauryn Hill Sentenced to Three Months in Prison

    May 06, 2013 6:08 PM EDT Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill was sentenced Monday to three months in prison and an additional three months in home confinement for failing to pay taxes on about $1 million in earnings. Lauryn Hill Settles Tax Bill Ahead of Sentencing Hill, ...

  2. Lauryn Hill Settles Tax Bill Ahead of Sentencing

    May 06, 2013 8:57 AM EDT Lauryn Hill's attorney says the Grammy-winning singer has paid her overdue taxes ahead of her scheduled sentencing for tax evasion. Lauryn Hill Confirms Sony Deal, Calls Reports ‘Inaccurate’ Hill is due in federal court in Newark on Monday afternoon. ...

  3. Sons of Sugar Hill Records Founders Plead Guilty to Tax-Evasion Charges

    March 29, 2012 5:47 PM EDT Three sons of the founders of the Sugar Hill Records hip-hop recording label pleaded guilty Thursday to tax evasion charges. Joseph Robinson Jr., 50, of Tenafly, and 46-year-old Leland Robinson and 41-year-old Rhondo Robinson, both of Englewood, e ...

  4. Brown Beefs Up Slicethepie Exec Team

    June 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Slicethepie has recruited Pandora Media managing director Paul Brown to drive the U.K.-based Web A&R-platform's business development and commercial partnerships. Brown, who joins the Slicethepie board as commercial director, will combine ...

  5. First State Media Acquires Wind-up Publishing

    October 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT First State Media Group has acquired the music publishing subsidiaries of Wind-up Entertainment. The deal covers the existing Wind-up publishing assets, which include rights in songs by Evanescence and Creed. It does not include future Wind-up sig ...

  6. Aus Manager Wheatley Jailed

    July 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Veteran Australian talent manager Glenn Wheatley was today jailed for two and a half years on charges of tax evasion. He has to serve a minimum of 15 months. The Melbourne-based manager of John Farnham, who also guided the careers of international ...

  7. Wheatley To Plead Guilty To Aus Tax Charges

    February 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST Glenn Wheatley, CEO and founder of Melbourne-based talent management and concert/sports promotions company Talentworks, indicated in court today (Feb. 1) that he will plead guilty to tax evasion. Wheatley, best known for his role as manager of vet ...

  8. Napster Explores Sale Of Company

    September 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Has hired investment banking firm UBS. Has hired investment banking firm UBS. News ...

  9. Isley Sentenced To Three Years For Tax Evasion

    September 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ronald Isley has been sentenced to three years and one month in prison for tax evasion. The 65-year-old R&B singer was also ordered to pay $3.1 million in back taxes to the Internal Revenue Servic Ronald Isley has been sentenced to three y ...

  10. Ronald Isley Convicted Of Tax Evasion

    November 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Could face up to 26 years in prison. R&B singer Ronald Isley was convicted of multiple counts of tax evasion Monday and could face up to 26 years in prison when he is sentenced. A federal jury convicted Isley, 64, of five counts of tax evasion ...

  11. Paraguay Officials Seize CD-R Shipment

    July 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT .3 million blank CD-Rs prevented entry. Authorities in Paraguay seized two containers with 2.3 million blank CD-Rs as they tried to enter the country.The containers, allegedly carrying "general merchandise," were seized by Paraguayan au ...

  12. Rap Mogul, Drug Kingpin Surrender to Feds

    January 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Inc. linked to drugs, murder, money-laundering. The Inc. linked to drugs, murder, money-laundering. News ...

  13. Uni France Prez Implicated In Tax Evasion Case

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST A French prosecutor is asking for a six-month suspended sentence and a €25,000 ($33,000) fine against Universal Music France chairman/CEO Pascal Negre. LONDON -- A French prosecutor is asking for a six-month suspended sentence and a €25, ...

  14. HOB Eyes Sale Of Concert Unit

    December 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST House of Blues Entertainment may be selling its concert subsidiary, HOB Concerts. According to a statement released by the company today (Dec. 20), HOB has retained global financial services firm UBS House of Blues Entertainment may be selling its ...

  15. Uni France Prez Implicated In Tax Evasion Case

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST A French prosecutor has called for a six-month suspended sentence and a €25,000 ($33,000) fine against Universal Music France chairman/CEO Pascal Negre. A French prosecutor has called for a six-month suspended sentence and a €25,000 ($3 ...

  16. Uni France Prez Implicated In Tax Evasion Case

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST A French prosecutor has called for a six-month suspended sentence and a €25,000 ($33,000) fine against Universal Music France chairman/CEO Pascal Negre. A French prosecutor has called for a six-month suspended sentence and a €25,000 ($3 ...

  17. Ja Rule Manager, Others Face Charges Related To The Inc. Probe

    November 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Ron Robinson, personal manager for rap artist Ja Rule, was arraigned Nov. 17 in U.S. District Court in Brooklyn, N.Y., on charges of money laundering and money-laundering conspiracy involving more tha NEW YORK -- Ron Robinson, personal manager for ...

  18. Two More Indicted In Connection With The Inc. Probe

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Case involves allegations of murder, money laundering, drugs. Case involves allegations of murder, money laundering, drugs. News ...

  19. Biz Analyst Dixon Joins Gabelli

    April 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Industry veteran was managing director for UBS. Industry veteran was managing director for UBS. News ...

  20. Biz Analyst Dixon Joins Gabelli

    April 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-industry analyst Christopher Dixon has joined privately owned investment group Gabelli Group Capital Partners (GGCP) as managing director. Music-industry analyst Christopher Dixon has joined privately owned investment group Gabelli Group Cap ...

  21. UBS Upgrades EMI Rating

    February 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Investment bank UBS on Tuesday upgraded its rating on EMI Group plc on the prospect of a recovery for the recorded music industry. UBS bumped up its price target on EMI Group plc to 347p from 261p. St Investment bank UBS today (Feb. 24) upgraded i ...