G Herbo Negotiates a Deal in $1.5 Million Fraud Case
Herbo Negotiates a Deal in Fraud Case
Chicago-born rapper G Herbo, born Herbert Wright III, is facing charges related to a $1.5 million fraud scheme. Including wire fraud, conspiracy to commit wire fraud, and aggravated identity theft. Herbo and five other men were arrested in December 2020. Accused of using stolen IDs to purchase designer dogs, private jet flights, limousine rides, and vacations.
Since then, Herbo has been out on bond, and he pleaded not guilty in court. However, court documents filed on April 11, 2023, reveal that Herbo and his co-defendants are currently negotiating plea deals with the government. The prosecution has requested a Rule 11 hearing, where Herbo would be expected to plead guilty.
The proposed plea deal, charges like aggravated identity theft. Its is a mandatory minimum sentence of two years, which could be dismissed. Herbo’s legal team and the government have been negotiating since May 2021.
If Herbo agrees to a plea deal, he could potentially avoid jail time, hoping to dodge a lengthy prison sentence. The negotiation period has been extended until June 1, as both sides are asking for more time to finalize the plea deals.
Herbo has been charged with lying to federal agents in connection to the case, and he pleaded not guilty to the additional charge. However, he could be facing a plea deal that would require him to plead guilty to criminal charges.
Herbo has been releasing music since 2012 and has been a prominent figure in the Chicago rap scene. However, his legal troubles could impact his music career and potentially land him in jail.
If Herbo agrees to a plea deal, he could potentially avoid jail time, hoping to dodge a lengthy prison sentence.
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