Mario Winans a famed producer that has worked with Diddy and comes from the famous Winans family plead guilty to tax evasion yesterday.
Mario plead to two misdemeanor counts of failure to file tax returns before Justice Esther Salas in federal court in Newark and faces up to two years in prison if guilty.
Prosecutors are saying that Mario did not pay taxes for income totaling $2.8 million for five straight years from 2008 to 2012. He pleaded guilty to tax years 2008 and 2010.
Winans, who lives in Fort Lee, NJ, owes $434,968 in back taxes.
Sources said he will be forced to work out a payment plan with the Internal Revenue Service to fully reimburse the government.