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Thursday, January 14, 2010

Actor Antwon Tanner Sentenced To Three Months For SSN Scheme

"One Tree Hill" star Antwon Tanner has been sentenced to three months in prison and five months of home confinement after pleading guilty to selling Social Security numbers to an undercover officer. His attorney Gregory Watts said Mr. Tanner was under financial pressure at the time, having lost his home in a foreclosure proceeding. The judge could have sentenced him to a year in prison. Read more here and here. Here's more from the E! Online blog. It's unclear whether Mr. Tanner will return to "One Tree Hill" next season.

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