Monday, December 21st, 2009 at 4:37 pm
Rapper Willie D, formerly of the Geto Boys had pleaded guilty to wire fraud charges. The charges are stemming from his company known as Texas One Wireless, which supposedly sold Apple iPhones and other electronics.
The rapper admitted in a Houston court that he posed as an electronics salesman and used eBay to establish credibility with international buyers.
Willie D required electronic payment from his international customers before their imaginary packages were to be sent.
About 29 indiviuals were defrauded by Willie D of approximately $132, 303 between September 2008 and April 2009.
Willie D is facing up to 20 years in jail, followed by up to five years of supervised release, as well as a maximum fine of $250,000.
Another case of life after rap gone wrong…