Brisco Pleads Not Guilty to Fraud and Counterfeit Money Charges
Two weeks ago, Florida rapper Brisco was arrested on eight federal charges. Now, the 34-year-old MC has plead not guilty to these charges, which are linked to identity theft, fraud and selling counterfeit currency, according to the Sun Sentinel.
The Poe Boy/Cash Money artist is charged with selling counterfeit cash and being involved with a fraud ring, which operated in South Florida. According to the court testimony, Brisco is linked to at least $200,000 worth of fraud.
When he was first arrested, Brisco told police that he’d known there was a warrant out for his arrest since August. On Aug. 23, Brisco led law enforcement on two high-speed chases as two different agencies attempted to arrest him in Broward County and Miami-Dade County. The pursuit was called off for "safety concerns." Brisco had successfully evaded arrest from August until December by turning off the cellphone that agents were using to track him and going silent on social media.
If convicted, Brisco faces a minimum of two years and nine months in federal prison, according to prosecutor Karen Stewart.
If you'll remember, Brisco is the Opa-locka, Fla. rapper who's collaborated with major artists including Lil Wayne for Da Drought 3 and Tha Carter III, as well as Rick Ross for Port of Miami.
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