Ja Rule is leaving one prison where he has served most of his two year sentence, but he is heading straight for another one for his tax case. According to Huffington Post on Feb. 21, U.S. Marshals escorted Ja Rule out of Mid-State Correctional Facility.
Ja Rule has been serving time in a New York state prison for his gun case. He will now be moved to Oneida County Jail in central New York until there is word from the Federal Bureau of Prisons as to where he will serve his time for his tax case.
Ja Rule may possible have less than six months left and may be eligible for a halfway house according to his attorney, Stacey Richman. Ja Rule has an order to pay $1.1 million in back taxes. This order is one of teh reasons he wants to get back to work.
Ja Rule, whose real name is Jeffrey Atkins, admitted in March 2011 in federal court that he did fail to pay taxes on the more than $3 million he earned between 2004 and 2006. Ja Rule admitted that he was young, had a lot of money and he had no one to guide him. Do you think Ja Rule should be able to spend some of his time in a halfway house? Sound off in comments below.