Jersey Shore star Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino checked into federal prison Tuesday, beginning serving his eight-month prison sentence for tax evasion.
Sorrentino, 37, will be incarcerated at a federal corrections center in Otisville. , New York, part of his plea deal, which also includes two years of probation, officials confirmed
Shortly before being locked up Tuesday, he was on social media that he would make a comeback.
Before pleading guilty in January to one count of tax evasion, Sorrentino had been facing up to five years in prison, according to the Department of Justice. His older brother, Marc, was sent to two years in prison after being guilty of one count of aiding in the preparation of a fraudulent tax return.
Meanwhile, Sorrentino got married to Lauren Pesce at a lavish wedding attended by almost all of his forms MTV costars
The couple has also started a YouTube channel
Sorrentino has been vocal about to change his past behavior and has now been proud to be three years sober.
The brothers were indicted in 201
As part of the conspiracy, the brothers also receive funds from business and personal bank accounts and used the money to pay for personal items, such as high-end vehicles and clothing. The government also accused Michael Sorrentino of making multiple cash deposits on the same day in amounts less than $ 10,000 into different bank accounts to evade reporting requirements.
"The law requires all Americans to pay our fair share of taxes," US Attorney Craig Carpenito said after Sorrentino's sentencing. His Shadow castmates Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and Paul DelVecchio Jr., castmates Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and Paul DelVecchio Jr. aka DJ Pauly D, showed their support for Sorrentino on Instagram on Tuesday.