Bad Boy Records Label Mate Mario Winans admits not filing $2.8M in tax returns.

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Damn…  Mario Winans admits not filing $2.8M in tax returns.

Mario Winans admitted Thursday that he failed to file tax returns on more than $2.8 million in income, New Jersey U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.

In this May 17, 2005, file photo, Mario Winans, of Fort Lee, N.J., arrives at the BMI Pop Music Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. Federal prosecutors in New Jersey say Winans pleaded guilty Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, to willfully failing to file tax returns from 2008 to 2012, and faces two years in prison and a $200,000 fine. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

Winans, 42, of Fort Lee, pleaded guilty to failing to file a tax return for tax years 2008 and 2010 in Newark federal court. Winans also admitted that he didn’t file returns for 2009, 2011, and 2012.

Winans, who has produced songs for hip-hop, rhythm and blues and dance music artists, faces a maximum sentence of two years in prison and a $200,000 fine, according to prosecutors. He is scheduled for a Jan. 24 sentencing.

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