Tekashi 6ix9ine Sentenced To Two Years In Prison
Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine has been sentenced to 24 months in prison with five years of supervised release, the Associated Press reports following a hearing this week. The 23-year-old pleaded guilty to a handful of charges earlier this year including narcotics trafficking, racketeering conspiracy, and violent crime in aid of... Read more
NoCal Man Scams Promoters Out of $550K For Snoop Dogg, Rihanna Shows
A Northern California man admitted to defrauding concert promoters and investors in a scam this week, taking more than half a million dollars that he promised would go toward securing concerts with A-list stars like Rihanna and Snoop Dogg. The 39-year-old man from Patterson, Jordan Mouton, who also goes... Read more
Man Sentenced For Selling Counterfeit Superbowl, NCAA Tickets
A Georgia man was sentenced to more than four years in prison after pleading guilty to selling counterfeit tickets to the Super Bowl, as well as All-Star and NCAA Championship games. Eugene Smith, 45, of Lithonia, was charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud, wire fraud, conspiracy to traffic... Read more
Craig Carton Co-Defendant Sentenced For Role In Ponzi Scheme
A strip club manager was sentenced to 21 months in prison for his role in the ticket-resale Ponzi scheme with former sports-talk radio host Craig Carton. Manhattan federal judge Colleen McMahon served the manager, Michael Wright, with his sentence last week. Wright, 42, of Upper Saddle River, New Jersey,... Read more
Chicago Woman Sentenced For Ticket Fraud Scheme, Owes $5 Million
A Chicago woman who ran a ticket fraud scheme has been sentenced to four years in prison and is ordered to pay nearly $5 million in restitution. Traci Monti, 44, was arrested in October 2016 and charged with seven counts of wire fraud along with two counts of money... Read more