Lauryn Hill Begins Prison Sentence on Tax Charges

The Grammy Award-winning star reported to a federal prison in Connecticut on Monday to begin serving a three-month sentence. 

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Lauryn Hill leaves the court in May. (Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images)

Lauryn Hill began serving a three-month prison sentence in Connecticut on Monday after neglecting to pay more than $1 million in taxes over the last decade, the Associated Press reports.

Ed Ross, a spokesman for the federal Bureau of Prisons, says the Grammy-winning singer reported Monday to the federal prison in Danbury.

Hill started singing with the Fugees as a teenager in the 1990s before releasing her multiplatinum 1998 album "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill."

She pleaded guilty last year in New Jersey to failing to pay taxes on more than $1.8 million earned from 2005 to 2007.

Read more at the Associated Press.

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