Wesley Snipes' Federal Prison Sentence Is Upheld
Posted on Mon Jul 19, 2010 12:01 PM PDT

snipes200.jpgATLANTA, Georgia (X17online) - Wesley Snipes is not going to be getting out of his federal prison sentence. A federal appeals panel in Atlanta agrees with the judge who sentenced the actor to three years behind bars for federal tax charges.

According to Snipes' attorneys, the sentence was "unreasonable" and he should have been given a hearing to decide on whether his trial would be held in Florida or New York.

Back in 2008, Snipes was found guilty on three misdemeanor counts of failing to file his income tax returns.