DMX Arrested For Tax Fraud

Rapper DMX was arrested on Thursday (July 13) and charged with tax fraud by the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York and a special agent within the Internal Revenue Service. 

It is alleged that DMX has hidden millions from the IRS and avoided paying around $1.7 million in taxes. 

DMX, will be in Manhattan federal court before Judge Andrew J. Peck this Friday. 

A public release issued along with the indictment revealed that the Attorney’s Office also claimed DMX evaded taxes by setting up accounts in others' names and paying personal expenses largely in cash.