Rapper G Herbo has consented to admit guilt to charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and making false declarations to a federal authority, as reported by the Chicago Tribune and The Republican. Under the plea agreement, G Herbo will see two counts of aggravated identity theft dropped. The rap artist is slated to formally confess guilt in court later this month, and could face a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison.
Newsound has contacted G Herbo’s legal representative, James W. Lawson, seeking commentary on the plea deal.
Back in 2020, G Herbo, along with five others, were implicated in a federal grand jury indictment that alleged their involvement in a fraudulent scheme. It was purported that these individuals bought items such as private jet charters, high-end car rentals, luxury puppies, and more, utilizing purloined payment and credit card details.
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Upon the indictment’s disclosure, G Herbo’s management team affirmed the rapper’s insistence on his innocence and his anticipation of proving his innocence in court. He initially denied the charges and fortified his defense through the song “Statement.” However, months later, G Herbo was further charged with making a deceptive statement to a federal official.
Since the indictment, G Herbo has continued his music career, releasing the albums 25 and Survivor’s Remorse. Earlier this month, he was apprehended in Chicago for illegal weapon possession after a traffic stop by local police.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about G Herbo Guilty Plea
What charges is G Herbo pleading guilty to?
G Herbo is planning to plead guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and making false statements to a federal official.
What does the plea deal involve for G Herbo?
As part of the plea deal, two charges of aggravated identity theft against G Herbo will be dismissed.
What sentence could G Herbo face?
G Herbo could face a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison.
What was G Herbo initially charged with in 2020?
In 2020, G Herbo and five other men were indicted for their alleged involvement in a fraud scheme where they used stolen payment and credit card information to purchase items such as private jet charters, high-end car rentals, and designer puppies.
Has G Herbo released any music since his indictment?
Yes, since his indictment, G Herbo has released two albums, 25 and Survivor’s Remorse.
Was G Herbo recently arrested for another offence?
Yes, earlier this month, G Herbo was arrested in Chicago for the unlawful use of a weapon after a traffic stop by local police.