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The 'Blade' actor returns home after spending nearly 28 months in prison but he will remain in house confinement until July 19.
The actor's attempt to get a court motion failed to keep him free for his deadline to enter the Federal Correctional Institution McKean in Pennsylvania was up.
Accused of failing to hand over a massive $38 million dating back to 1999, Wesley Snipes is adamant he has paid back all the money he owed and was never trying to avoid settling the tax bill.
The actor, who is ordered to begin his three-year sentence for tax evasion on December 9, says, 'We believe in miracles.'
Since the appeal is denied, Wesley Snipes has to turn himself in to Pennsylvania authorities by Thursday, December 9 to begin his three-year sentence for tax evasion.
'Failure to report at the designated place and time may result in additional criminal charges,' the officials warn him.
As his bail was revoked last week and he was ordered to turn himself in, the actor asks judge to allow him to remain free on bail as his lawyers attempt to lodge another appeal against his conviction.
Daniel Meachum, a lawyer for Wesley Snipes, insists his client is still a free man and they have not been given a deadline to surrender.
The 'Blade' star has surrendered to authorities on Monday to begin serving his time behind bars for tax evasion case.
The actor said through his lawyer that he was shocked by the judge's decision that he must turn himself immediately but is staying on the positive side of this.
The 'Blade' star has been ordered to turn himself in and begin serving his three-year sentence for tax evasion.
A U.S. District Court judge granted the star a retrial hearing and Judge Hodges has scheduled an appeal hearing on November 15.
Daniel Meachum, the attorney of Wesley Snipes, insists he will respond to the documents, filed by prosecutors, soon.
The 'Blade' actor has been sentenced to 36 months in prison on federal tax charges by officials in an Atlanta, Georgia court.
The actor's lawyers are requesting a new trial that would put his former financial adviser Kenneth Starr in charge of his tax evasion conviction.