Pras Michel, one of the founding members of the GRAMMY-winning hip-hop group the Fugees, tools around Los Angeles in a luxury Rolls Royce Ghost. He wears expensive designer clothing, and his bank accounts once contained $37.5 million - before the feds seized it all last year.
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Former Fugees star Pras Michel has been charged with illegally funneling large foreign donations to a major U.S. presidential campaign in 2012.
Recently, director Tyler Perry won a bid to buy a substantial portion of the shuttered and abandoned Fort McPherson property near downtown Atlanta.
Perry wanted to build 16 movie studios and a film production facility on the 488-acre property. But there was a hitch in his plans: Georgia Governor Nathan Deal had already put in a $10 million bid to buy the property to relocate the police academy, according to 11 Alive News.
When Judge Bensonetta Tipton-Lane stripped Tameka Raymond of full custody of her 2 sons in favor of singer Usher Raymond, her controversial ruling exposed a little known practice of attorneys contributing to judicial campaigns.
Tameka's attorney, Lisa West, accused Judge Tipton-Lane of bias in light of the judge’s close ties with Usher Raymond’s attorney, John Mayoue, sparking a federal probe into corruption at the judicial level.