rolling stone has a new feature on Pras, which faces up to 22 in prison on a host of charges, including his alleged involvement in a money laundering scheme and his association with a foreign country attempting to influence the United States Government.
Pras reportedly donated a total of $1.1 million to barack obamaof the 2016 campaign, which resulted in several donations from different people. He was hit with campaign finance charges because the money was allegedly provided by Jho Low, the alleged mastermind behind the 1Malaysia Development Berhad scandal, who sought to personally benefit from Pras’ relationship with Obama.
After being hit with campaign finance charges in 2019, Pras was so adamant about his innocence that he turned down a plea deal that would have dropped all charges and returned some of the $74 million seized from his four accounts. banking. His dismissal was met with a “superseding indictment which added eight more criminal charges, including bank fraud, concealment of material facts, witness tampering, violation of the Agent Registration Act Aliens (FARA) and work as an unregistered agent of the People’s Republic of China.
Pras would have contributed to donald trumpthrough Low in an effort to appeal to someone within his administration who could clear up the embezzlement case. Pras was also introduced to Sun Lijun, China’s deputy public security minister, who wanted to pick up a wealthy fugitive billionaire in the United States and bring him back to Chinese authorities.
Pras admits to having met Lijun once, but came away thinking the rapper was seen as someone acting against the United States on behalf of China. “What advantage would I have in trying to break the laws? It’s not worth it to me,” Pras said RS. “I’m like an outcast now. I have friends who won’t talk to me because they think there’s a satellite in orbit listening to them.
His trial begins on March 22. Goldman Sachs bankers who admittedly helped Low with the money transfers, and Frank White, Jr., former chairman of Obama’s re-election campaign, will testify against Pras.
Pras is seeking testimony from Obama and Trump, among others, in an effort to clear his name, according to TMZ.