G Herbo is charged with fraud
Chicago rapper G Herbo is facing federal charges, including exacerbated identity theft and aiding and abetting a major fraud program, reports from the Chicago Tribune and Pitchfork confirm on court documents. The 14-point indictment alleges that Herbo was involved in a fraud program along with eight other defendants. Among the defendants is the alleged ringleader Antonio “T-Glo” Strong, who has been identified in court documents as “the promoter and manager of rappers, particularly in the Chicago area”.
Other charges listed in the indictment include wire fraud, conspiracy to commit wire fraud, and more. The court documents state that the defendants participated in an alleged 2016 scheme in which they “defrauded numerous companies and individuals in the United States by holding, using and transferring unauthorized and stolen payment and card account information” in order to ” Get valuable information on “Goods and Services.” The goods and services listed in the document include private jet charters, exotic rental cars, designer puppies, and more.
A representative from G Herbo declined to comment when reached by Pitchfork.
This article was originally published on Wednesday, December 2nd at 5:58 pm Eastern. It was last updated on December 2 at 7:27 PM Eastern.