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Because he allegedly tried to trick police by taking the rap for Hash, Willis was cited for conspiracy to commit a felony, Carpenter said.
But yesterday the 48-year-old, who has previously served a 14-year-stretch for armed robbery and death by dangerous driving, claimed he was protecting his sister by taking the rap.
Saintly Michael is taking the rap for his girlfriend Sara killing bad guy Kim, so he's unhappily reunited with fellow captives T-Bag, Bellick and Mahone.
Judge Cartlidge said: "There are real serious consequences for taking the rap for someone else.
Shadrach demands a hot date as a reward for taking the rap for Zak, but instead gets Steph.
Claiming they're taking the rap for the sins of others, Charest and Weinberg said that all that money they spent was legitimately theirs, owed to them by Cinar.