'The Situation' Asks Judge to Delay Tax Fraud Case Until Reality Show Is Filmed

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Mike Sorrentino

The criminal case presents a scheduling conflict

Score one for Mike Sorrentino, aka "The Situation."

The former Jersey Shore star's tax fraud case has been delayed so he can tape a new reality show, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Sorrentino and his brother Marc had been indicted on Sept. 24 on seven counts of tax fraud. 

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"The initial appearance for arraignment on the indictment is Oct. 6, 2014," his lawyer Richard Sapinski wrote in a letter to Judge Susan D. Wigenton of the United States District Court for New Jersey. "I respectfully request the date be adjourned to Oct. 21, 2014, at 10:00 a.m."

The postponement was requested because Sorrentino and his fiancee are scheduled to film a reality show called Marriage Boot Camp in Los Angeles from Oct. 5 to Oct. 19, according to documents obtained by THR.

TMZ first reported the news. 

A court clerk confirmed the arraignment was postponed to Oct. 23 at 10:30 a.m.

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