fraud

Man Pockets $500K for Fake Drake Show in South Africa
Toronto police are currently on the hunt for a former Drake associate, suspected of posing as the Young Money rapper's manager, and bilking a South African promoter out of $500,000.
According to reports, Andrew Wilson, 41, an alleged scam artist who was associated with the Toronto MC early in his car…
50 Cent Falls Victim to Credit Card Fraud
50 Cent may seem untouchable in the eyes of his fans but a thief has managed to get close enough to the Queens rapper, resulting in him being a victim of credit card fraud.
According to the New York Daily News, 50's American Express number was lifted and used to make a series of unauthorized pur…
Rhymefest Loses Chicago Alderman Race, Claims Fraud
Although Chicago rapper Rhymefest was defeated in his bid for alderman on Tuesday (April 5), the aspiring politician has vowed to keep fighting, claiming his loss was due to massive voter fraud.
His campaign for alderman has been an uphill battle since day one, as Rhymefest, born Che Smith, had to ma…
Drake Frustrated By False Concert Bookings
Rapper Drake has been the subject of fraudulent bookings for some time, and he has decided to make a stand.
Phony shows featuring the rapper have been booked, dating back to November, by con-artists claiming to be Drake's management. The culprits use Twitter and Gmail accounts to pocket the large per…
Criminal Complaint Filed over Gorilla Zoe No-Show
A criminal complaint has been filed against a Georgia promoter in connection with a scheduled performance by Atlanta rapper Gorilla Zoe.
The deep-voiced former Boyz N da Hood rapper was booked to perform at the Cartersville, Ga. club Café Del Sol on Friday, Feb. 12, b...
Former Geto Boy Willie D Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud
Former Geto Boy Willie D pleaded guilty to wire fraud in a Houston court on Friday (Dec. 18). The 42-year-old Texas rap legend was arrested back in May at the Bush/Intercontinental Airport and accused of having scammed close to 30 people of over $132,000 through his front company Texas One Wireless,…
Court to Willie D: No Internet For You
Geto Boys rapper Willie D was arrested in May for running an iPhone scam operation on eBay. The 42-year-old Houston MC, born William James Dennis, allegedly posed as an electronics salesman for a phone company called Texas One Wireless, directing buyers away from the popular internet auction site to…