Atlanta rapper Bleu Davinci has officially been indicted by federal officials for conspiracy to distribute cocaine. The rapper and 15 other men are accused of dealing at least 5 kilograms of cocaine starting around 2003.
The criminal indictment was unsealed last week and was filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta Division in July.
The rapper and 15 other men are accused of dealing at least 5 kilograms of cocaine starting around 2003.
The indictment, which was filed by David E. Nahmias, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia and Robert McBurney, Assistant United States Attorney, accuses Davinci and his associates of running a Black Mafia Family (BMF) affiliated drug distribution ring since 2003.
Davinci was born Barima P. McKnight, but agents say the rapper also used the name Jason Robinson.
Davinci and the other men indicted are accused of obtaining fraudulent drivers licenses from an individual working for the State of Tennessee, in an effort to conceal their true identities.
The men would pay the individual for the fake licenses and then present the fictitious ID’s during encounters with law enforcement.
The indictment also accuses the ring of transporting large sums of U.S. currency in specially designed cars with “traps,” that contained the proceeds from the sale and distribution of cocaine that was provided by senior members of BMF.
“It was only by way of their membership in BMF or association there with that defendants were able to gain access to the cocaine that was distributed as part of this conspiracy,” Nahmias said in the indictment.
Investigators say Bleu Davinci took over as head of BMF Entertainment after Demetrius