According to court documents obtained by XXL On Wednesday, May 5, Herbo, born Herbert Wright III, was accused of lying to the federal government during a voluntary interview with a US special agent and an FBI special agent in 2018.
The legal document, which was filed Tuesday, May 4 in the District Court District of Massachusetts, includes information that on or about November 24, 2018, the Chicago rapper “knowingly and willfully made the following materially false, statements and fraudulent representations in a matter under the jurisdiction of the executive branch of the United States government, that is, in a voluntary interview with a special agent of the United States Secret Service and a special agent of the United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation. “
Earlier reports claim that Antonio Strong is a promoter and music manager that G Herbo knows well. Strong is also said to be the “ringleader” of the $ 1.5 million fraud scheme, according to a report published on December 2, 2020 in the Chicago Tribune.
Additionally, G Herbo is accused of claiming that he “never worked with or was assisted by Antonio Strong”, never provided Strong money, received anything of value from Strong, or had a direct relationship with him.
Court claims that contrary to what Herbo says, he has known Strong since at least 2016, and has worked with and been helped by him, gave Strong money, received Strong’s big-ticket items such as charters from private jets, luxury accommodations and exotic car rentals. , and had direct communication with Strong via phone conversations, text messages, and Instagram direct messages.
The original 14-count indictment for the federal fraud case includes G Herbo, Strong, who also goes through T-Glo, Southside Chicago rapper Joseph “Joe Rodeo” Williams and alleged co-conspirators Steven Hayes Jr., Demario Sorrells and Terrence Bender.
Last September, G Herbo was charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud, two counts of aggravated identity theft and one count of confiscation. The case, however, was only opened in December of last year.
the PTSD The rapper allegedly used fake identities over a four-year period to cover expenses of more than $ 1 million on private jet, limousine, exotic car rental and villa vacations in Jamaica. He also reportedly bought two designer puppies in Michigan in 2017.
Herbo appeared for a remote hearing on December 9, 2020, in which he was released on bail under a series of conditions imposed by the United States District Court, Central District of California, allowing him to travel to New York and New Jersey to visit her child. This information indicates that G HerboTaina Williams’ girlfriend is pregnant. Williams confirmed her pregnancy online shortly after. The couple celebrated their baby shower over the weekend.
Although G Herbo has not spoken publicly about this most recent accusation, he did share a tweet raising awareness about National Silence the Shame Day. He wrote: “TODAY IS THE NATIONAL DAY OF SILENCE, SHAME. JOIN ME AND RAISE AWARENESS FOR @SILENCETHSHAME TO SUPPORT THEIR MUSIC AND MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMS.
XXL contacted a representative of G Herbo and his lawyer for a statement on this matter.
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