FILE - In this March 29, 2018 file photo, Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino arrives at the "Jersey Shore Family Vacation" premiere in Los Angeles. Sorrentino is seeking probation when he’s sentenced Friday on tax charges, while prosecutors want a sentence of 14 months. Sorrentino pleaded guilty in January to concealing his income in 2011 by making cash deposits that wouldn't trigger federal reporting requirements. He and his brother were charged in 2014 with multiple tax offenses related to nearly $9 million in income. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)

Brother of 'The Situation' gets 2 years in federal tax case

October 05, 2018 - 12:27 pm

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The brother of "Jersey Shore" reality TV star Michael "The Situation" Sorrentino has been sentenced to two years in prison for tax fraud.

A federal judge pronounced sentence on Marc Sorrentino on Friday. Michael Sorrentino was arrested along with his brother in 2014 and also is scheduled to be sentenced Friday.

Both brothers pleaded guilty in January.

The brothers were charged in 2014 with multiple tax offenses related to nearly $9 million in income.

Michael Sorrentino's attorneys are seeking a sentence of probation, while prosecutors are seeking a sentence of 14 months.

He appeared on all six seasons of the show that ran from 2009 to 2012 and followed the lives of rowdy housemates in the New Jersey town of Seaside Heights.