When his prison sentence is over, he'll be under supervised release for one year. Indicted at the same time as Sitch on tax evasion charges, Marc was sentenced to two years in the slammer and a $70,000 fine. He also pleaded guilty in January. He and his brother were charged for filing false tax returns for approximately $8.9 million in income between 2010 and 2012.
Both brothers, who pleaded guilty in January, were charged in 2014 with tax offenses related to almost $9 million (£6.8m) in income.
A lawyer for the 36-year-old gym rat begged the judge for probation, insisting the he's cleaned up his act, but prosecutors wanted 15 months. His fellow cast members from "Jersey Shore" waited outside federal court in Newark for the sentence to come down.
Man makes shocking discovery about 30-year-old doorstop
The man, who has asked to remain anonymous, knew the 22-pound rock came from outer space ever since he bought the house in 1988. A mineral museum in ME also was considering buying it, and the owner herself - a collector - said she might purchase it.
Attorney Henry Klingeman portrayed Sorrentino as the son of an abusive father who suffered from substance use problems and low self-esteem before he "rocketed to celebrity and riches" on the MTV reality show that followed a group of boozing, rowdy housemates at the New Jersey shore.
"Tax crimes, plain and simple, are an outright theft from the hardworking American public", said John Tafur of IRS Criminal Investigation.
The Situation appeared on all six seasons of the reality show that ran from 2009 to 2012. He also appeared in the recent spin-off, Jersey Shore: Family Vacation, the second season of which is now airing.