It has been revealed that Fugees rapper Pras Michel worked closely with the FBI as a federal informant, according to court proceedings obtained by Rolling Stone.
Pras Michel is reportedly on trial for
“conspiring to make illegal campaign contributions using foreign funds, witness tampering, and failing to register as a foreign agent of the Chinese government,”
AllHipHop reported. He faces up to 22 years in prison if convicted.
The Fugee rapper testified in his defense Tuesday where he talked about his relationship with Malaysian financier Jho Low and admitted to
meeting with FBI agents regarding
“China’s attempt to extradite dissident Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui with the help of Low,”
Rolling Stone reported.
“I took it upon myself to report because I thought the FBI should know,”
Michel told the court.
Prosecutors accuse Michel of accepting millions from Low to help
“illegally funnel money to Obama’s reelection campaign and lobby Donald Trump’s administration.”
He has pleaded not guilty to
“federal counts of conspiracy and falsifying records.”
Pras claims he’s made no political donations on Low’s behalf.
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