Ivan Fisher, most known for being Remy Ma’s lawyer plead guilty Friday to misdemeanor tax evasion. According to prosecutors, Fisher admitted failing to collect $51,916 in state and city withholding taxes from the checks of his employees. The evasion took place from April 2006 to September 2008. He accepted a plea deal and will pay $68, 517 in taxes, interests and penalties along with another $10,000 in criminal fines. This is not Fisher’s first time being caught by the feds, in 1989 he plead guilty to three misdemeanor counts of tax evasion. If he fails to make good on this plea agreement, he could face up to 1 year in jail.
His client, Remy Ma was found guilty on four felony assault charges in 2008 after shooting one of her female acquaintances outside a club in Manhattan. Remy accused Medeka Barnes Joseph of stealing money from her and the two got into a heated argument. According to prosecutors from the trial, Ma shot Joseph twice in the stomach and ran away. She was sentenced to eight years in jail.