A witness in the Young Thug RICO case is being threatened for cooperating with the DA's office, says Fulton County DA Fani Willis.
Young Thug, rapper Gunna, and 26 other YSL associates were arrested in May and are currently in jail awaiting trial on RICO racketeering and gang charges.
District Attorney Fani Willis and Young Thug's attorney Brian Steel both expressed concern to WSB-TV that the identity of a cooperating witness who is also a YSL affiliate has been exposed on the internet.
Willis and Steel say the witness is being threatened online after someone posted information contained in legal documents called "discovery."
"YSL enthusiasts and/or actual gang members are threatening someone they believe is cooperating with the State," Willis told WSB-TV. "And not only that person, but their very small children."
"This is putting people at risk and it's poisoning the jury pool," Steel told WSB-TV. "Please stop immediately. Whomever is placing items of discovery online is not doing anybody a favor. It is totally inappropriate to try this case in social media. This will be tried fairly and justly in Fulton County Superior Court."
The news comes after rapper Gunna told his fans he will be home soon.
Gunna, 29, took to Instagram on Sunday to celebrate his third studio album DS4Ever going platinum in the US.
Gunna wrote: "thankful to have the highest selling hip hop album this year. Miss you all ; love you and I'll be home soon - Gunna."
A judge twice denied Gunna's bond requests. His attorney has filed a third request for a bond.