Ne-Yo & Brian McKnight Defrauded Out of Millions by Man’s Drink Scam
The man, Kevin Foster, now faces 16 charges including wire fraud, money laundering, bankruptcy fraud and tax evasion. Foster served as Ne-Yo's business manager and convinced the star to invest $2 million in the company.
Prosecutors say Foster "didn’t disclose that he served as a controller for the business or that he earned commission on investments." He's accused of pulling a similar scheme on McKnight, who also invested in the company, though specific numbers were not mentioned in the AP's report.
On a more positive note, Ne-Yo's new album, Good Man, is due out early next month, on June 8. The project is led by the single of the same name, and the Grammy-winning singer/songwriter has enlisted some big names to assist on the project. Stefflon Don, rapper 2 Chainz, R&B crooner PARTYNEXTDOOR, Latin superstar Romeo Santos and pop star Bebe Rexha are featured on the LP.
“This album focuses on the journey of what it is to be a good man: a good man to your spouse, a good brother to your brother, a good person to the world,” he told Rap-Up about the project. “I am not proclaiming to be perfect. A good man makes mistakes, learns from those mistakes, therefore to not then repeat those mistakes. Being a good man is a journey.”
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