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Ja Rule: Rapper leaves upstate N.Y. federal prison
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Federal authorities say platinum-selling rapper Ja Rule has left federal prison.
The Federal Bureau of Prisons says he left a correctional facility in New York’s Adirondacks on Tuesday, though time remains on his sentence.
TMZ reports his wife picked him up and he’ll remain in home confinement until then.
Ja Rule had served most of a two-year sentence for illegal gun possession in a New York state prison before his release in February and subsequent transfer into federal custody in the tax evasion case.
He admitted failing to pay taxes on more than $3 million earned between 2004 and 2006.
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