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Chicago-raised drill rapper G Herbo welcomed a newborn baby on the same day he pleaded "not guilty" to lying to federal agents about his identity theft case.

G Herbo and fiancee Taina Williams, 23, welcomed their first child together this week. The rapper posted a B&W Instagram photo that showed him holding his newborn to his tattooed chest.

The little baby's right hand is balled up in a fist.

Herbo also has a son named Yosohn with ex-fiancee Ariana Fletcher, 25.

Love & Hip Hop: New York star Emily Bustamante is a new grandmother at 40. Taina's stepfather is the rapper Fabolous, 43.

Herbo, 25, appeared in Springfield court via Zoom from his Los Angeles home where he entered his not guilty plea on Tuesday, May 25.

He allegedly told a federal agent he had no relationship with a defendant in the identity theft case.

Prosecutors say Herbo, real name Herbert Wright III does, in fact, know the other defendant, Chicago promoter Antonio Strong.

Strong reportedly gave Herbo "valuable goods," including "private jet charters, luxury accommodations, and exotic car rentals."

Prosecutors say Herbo "knowingly and willfully made the following materially false, fictitious and fraudulent statements and representations in a matter within the jurisdiction of the executive branch of the Government of the United States."

Lying to the feds is a serious federal charge punishable by prison time and a stiff fine. He is set to go to court on the original identity theft charges in August.

Congratulations to the apparently happy couple.
 

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A Detroit man is accused of stealing unemployment benefits and flaunting his luxury lifestyle in photos on Instagram.

Andre Taylor Jr., of Farmington Hills, was indicted Wednesday and accused of stealing unemployment benefits intended for Detroit residents who lost their jobs during the coronavirus outbreak.

Taylor, 27, who used the Instagram handle @_bigjuno, is accused of defrauding the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency and credit card companies and going on shopping sprees with the stolen loot.

Taylor stole the identities of area residents and filed for unemployment debit cards starting in April, during the early weeks of the pandemic, according to the Detroit News.

The debit cards were mailed to Taylor's home and to the homes of relatives, prosecutors said. He is accused of paying cash bribes to mail carriers to give him the debit cards and obtain the names of people who lived along their mail routes, prosecutors said in the indictment.

Taylor used the debit cards to purchase expensive clothing, shoes, jewelry and luxury cars, then shared photos of his substantial stolen wealth on Instagram.

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In one photo, Taylors wears a diamond-encrusted Audemars Piguet timepiece while flashing a handful of cash next to a table. On the table appears to be a blue Michigan unemployment insurance debit card.

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In another photo, Taylor leans against a white Bentley while wearing expensive designer clothes and a Louis Vuitton bag. The post includes the hashtag #F***THEFEDS.

He was arrested in Los Angeles in June and charged with wire fraud, mail fraud and aggravated identity theft.

At the time of his arrest, he told federal agents he had assets totaling $1,800 and worked at a Novi construction company in Detroit, earning about $400 per week, according to court paperwork.

He was released on bond and ordered to stay in Detroit, avoid committing any more crimes and he can't be in possession of firearms.

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