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Rapper who bragged about defrauding government in music video arrested

Rapper who bragged about defrauding government in music video arrested

Fontrell Antonio Baines, a rapper who bragged in a YouTube music video about getting rich from an unemployment scam, was arrested Friday on federal charges of fraudulently applying for more than $1.2M in jobless benefits. Baines was found to be in possession of eight EDD debit cards, seven in the names of other people. In his song, Baines rapped about doing ’my swagger for EDD’.

Kathy
Kathy
ConcealCarryProtect
ConcealCarryProtect 1 months

Rappers: Brag about drugs, guns, and murder Government: cool song bro 👌 Rappers: brags about fraudulent unemployment Government: STOP RIGHT THERE CRIMINAL SCůM!!!

Slevin Kelevra
Slevin Kelevra 1 months

I'm picturing that old guy from In Living Color. "Wrote a song about it. Like to hear it? Here it go."

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