Cashout is being accused of using his “celebrity status” to cause harm to women.
John Michael Hakeem Gibson, aka Cashout, allegedly developed a criminal enterprise with a convincing story to lure the women into his grasp. When discussing the new indictment, Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis didn’t hold back and even pointed out the rapper had other options in life, but chose this one.
According to WSBTV, it was confirmed by Fulton County deputy district attorney Earnell Winfrey that only two women had been recused thus far.
“Some of these women are our most vulnerable women and he lured them in, let them believe that he cared about them and that he would take care of them, only to flip the script and then began to pimp them out.”
Winfrey also revealed Cashout is facing 13 counts in the 41-page indictment including racketeering, rape, trafficking a person for sexual servitude, and aggravated sodomy. The indictment says the alleged events took place in a hotel room off of the city’s Fulton Industrial Boulevard.
Another address located on Alfred Avenue NW adds charges for keeping a place of prostitution amid allegations that the rapper beat another victim with a belt at the location.
CBS 46 adds that Cash Out’s own mother Linda Smith aka Morenika Vinie aka “Mama Cash Out,” was also named in the indictment for the prostitution ring that allegedly was affiliated with the rapper’s Pyrez Music Group LLC brand.
The outlet reports that the defendants are accused of using the company to” coerce, entice and recruit young women to engage in commercial sexual activity.”
“The women reportedly expected to receive financial opportunities and personal benefits, including but not limited to, increased power and status within the company. The other defendants listed in the indictment are:
This story is still developing…